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Gracilaria furcellata (Montagne) Zanardini 1858

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gracilariales
Family Gracilariaceae
Subfamily Gracilarioideae
Tribe Gracilarieae
Genus Gracilaria

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Gracilaria furcellata (Montagne) Zanardini
Plant figured represents Gracilaria cliftonii; Gracilaria furcellata represents Sarconema filiforme as to name..

 

Publication details
Gracilaria furcellata (Montagne) Zanardini 1858: 266

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Gracilaria is Gracilaria compressa (C.Agardh) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin

Basionym
Plocaria furcellata Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Hodeida, Yemen (Silva & al. 1996: 336).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. & Edelstein, T. (1974). The morphology and taxonomy of the red alga Sarconema (Gigartinales: Solieriaceae). Phycologia 13(1): 31-43, 25 figs.

Created: 14 February 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Wetherbee, R. & Quirk, H.M. (1972). The fine structure and cytology of the association between the parasitic red alga Holmsella australis and its red algal host Gracilaria furcellata. Protoplasma 110: 153-162.
Wetherbee, R. & Quirk, H.M. (1982). The fine structure of secondary pit connection formation between the red algal alloparasite Holmsella australis and its red algal host Gracilaria furcellata. Protoplasma 110: 166-176.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2021.

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