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Gracilaria intermedia J.Agardh 1901

Publication details
Gracilaria intermedia J.Agardh 1901: 95

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1901). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. tertii, pars quarta. De Florideis Mantissa collectanea tum de speciebus novis aut aliter interpretandis commentaria, tum indicea sistens specierum antea seorsim descriptarum. pp. [6], 1-149. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: 2 Mar 1901

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: "St. Augustine Indiae occidentalis" (Gurgel et al. 2004: 166). Lectotype: LD 29649 (Gurgel et al. 2004: 166). Notes: The lectotype is designated (by Gurgel et al., 2004) to be LD 29649 (= Bot. Mus 89704-0014). Gurgel et al. note that the lectotype specimen has hand-written on it only "St. Augustine". They state that the locale surely is St. Augustine, Atlantic coast of Florida, and that the alga was probably collected and sent to J.G. Agardh by Mrs G. A. Hall of Florida.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Gracilaria

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), intermediate (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Gurgel, C.F.D., Fredericq, S. & Norris, J.N. (2004). Molecular systematics and taxonomy of flattened species of Gracilaria Greville (Gracilariaceae, Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from the Western Atlantic. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 9, pp. 159-200.

Gurgel, C.F.D., Norris, J.N., Schmidt, W.E., Le, H.N. & Fredericq, S. (2018). Systematics of the Gracilariales (Rhodophyta) including new subfamilies, tribes, subgenera, and two new genera, Agarophyton gen. nov. and Crassa gen. nov. Phytotaxa 374(1): 1-23.

Soares, L.P., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fuji, M.T. (2015). Taxonomic reassessment of Gracilaria cearensis (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales), a poorly defined yet common flattened species based on morphological and molecular analysis including topotype collections. Phytotaxa 201(4): 241-255.

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