Gracilaria secundata

Gracilaria secundata (fig. 1-6)


Taxonavigation: Gracilariales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Gracilariales

Familia: Gracilariaceae
Subfamilia: Gracilarioideae
Tribus: Gracilarieae
Genus: Gracilaria
Species: Gracilaria secundata



Gracilaria secundata Harvey, 1863

  • Type locality: Kiama, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Lectotype: Harvey; TCD 0012176 (Nelson & Dahlen 2014: 240). Syntypes (from Newcastle, N.S.W.) in Harvey’s Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 325.


  • Heterotypic
    • Gracilaria flagellifera J.Agardh, 1876
    • Gracilaria secundata f. flagellifera (J.Agardh) V.May, 1948


  • Harvey, W.H. 1863. Phycologia Australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]–x, v–lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI–CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve. Reference page. : xxxv
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Gracilaria secundata. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 9 March 2018.
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