Grateloupia americana S. & H.W.Wang 2001
Grateloupia americana S.Kawaguchi & H.W.Wang 2001: 258, table 4
Published in: Wang, H.W., Kawaguchi, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2001). A morphological and molecular assessment of the genus Prionitis J. Agardh (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 49: 251-262.
Publication date: September 2001
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey
Type locality: Monterey, California, U.S.A. (replaced name: Gelidium lanceolatum) (Wang et al. 2001: 258).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
New name for Gelidium lanceolatum Harvey when transferred to Grateloupia [pre-dated by Grateloupia lanceolata (Okamura) Kawaguchi 1977] (Wang et al. 2001: 258). - (20 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gargiulo, G.M., Morabito, M. & Manghisi, A. (2013). A re-assessment of reproductive anatomy and postfertilization development in the systematics of Grateloupia Halymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(1): 3-25.
De Clerck, O., Gavio, B., Fredericq, S., Cocquyt, E. & Coppejans, E. (2005). Systematic reassessment of the red algal genus Phyllymenia (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 40: 169-178.
Wynne, M.J. (2010). Early collections of benthic marine algae from Cape Mendicino, California, made by Cyrus S.Pringle, and notes on their present nomenclature. Nova Hedwigia 91(1-2): 33-48.
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