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Gracilaria bifaria J.Agardh 1901

Publication details
Gracilaria bifaria J.Agardh 1901: 55

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Hydropuntia edulis (S.G.Gmelin) Gurgel & Fredericq

Type information
Type locality: Port Stephens, NSW (Millar & Xia 1997: 104). Lectotype: LD 29074 (Millar & Xia 1997: 104, 105).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Lyra, G.D.M., Costa, E.D.S., Jesus, P.B. de, Matos, J.C.G. de, Caires, T.A., Oliveira, M.C., Oliveira, E.C., Xi, Z., Nunes, J.M.D.C. & Davis, C.C. (2015). Phylogeny of Gracilariaceae (Rhodophyte): evidence from plastid and mitochondrial nucleotide sequences. Journal of Phycology 51(2): 356-366.

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