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Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) A.F.Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft, nom. inval. 1994

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 flagelliformis (Sonder) A.F.Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft
Seabird, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) A.F.Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft
Seabird, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


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Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley Seabird, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) A.F.Withell, A.J.K.Millar & Kraft 1994: 293, nom. inval.

Published in: Withell, A.F., Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Taxonomic studies of the genus Gracilaria (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta) from Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 7: 281-352, 24 figs.

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 Gracilaria flagelliformis (Sonder) Womersley

Polyides flagelliformis Sonder

Type information
Type locality: "Occid. Nov. Holl." (Womersley 1996: 25). Holotype: Preiss; MEL 652097 (Womersley 1996: 25). Notes: Western Australia.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: combination not accepted by the authors. - (4 Feb 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 February 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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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 12 May 2021.

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