Gracilaria gracilis   (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L. M. Irvine & Farnham,  1995 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Florideophyceae

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Synonym (s)
Fucus gracilis Stackhouse, 1801
(Homotypic synonym)
Gracilaria confervoides forma gracilis (Stackhouse) Grunow, 1874
(Homotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus capillaris Kutzing, 1863
(Heterotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus capillaris Silva et al., 1996
Gracilaria gracilis (Stackhouse) Steentoft, L. M. Irvine & Farnham, 1995
Fucus confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Turner, 1802
(Homotypic synonym)
Gracilaria confervoides var. gracilis (Stackhouse) Batters, 1902
(Homotypic synonym)
Fucus verrucosus Hudson, 1762
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus confervoides Linnaeus, 1763
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ceramium confervoides Wiggers, 1780
(Heterotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus confervoides (Wiggers) Stackhouse, 1797
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus procerrimus Esper, 1800
(Heterotypic synonym)
Gracilaria confervoides (Linnaeus) Greville, 1830
(Heterotypic synonym)
Gracilaria confervoides var. procerrima (Esper) Greville, 1830
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus gulaman M. Blanco, 1837
(Heterotypic synonym)
Gracilaria confervoides f. tenuissima Rosenvinge, 1931
(Heterotypic synonym)
Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss, 1950
(Heterotypic synonym)
Gracilariopsis verrucosa (Hudson) M. Steentoft, L. M. Irvine & W. F. Farnham, 1995
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Pondicherry (Lat: 11.92) (Long: 79.75) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at -

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