Gracilaria furcellata ( ) 1858
Gracilaria furcellata (Montagne) Zanardini 1858: 266
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarconema filiforme (Sonder) Kylin
Plocaria furcellata Montagne
Type locality: Hodeida, Yemen (Silva & al. 1996: 336).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), forked; having a small notch at apex (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gracilaria furcellata (Montagne) Zanardini)
Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984 ).
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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(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 18 May 2021.