Gracilariales Gracilariaceae

Distribution

Okha: N22° 26.38'; E 69° 03.30' Sikka: N 22° 26.23'; E 69° 49.70' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95'

Distribution

Okha: N22° 26.38'; E 69° 03.30' Sikka: N 22° 26.23'; E 69° 49.70' Shivrajpur: N 22° 19.87'; E 68° 56.95'

Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss

Gracilaria verrucosa (Hudson) Papenfuss

Thallus form and type

Substratum

Occurrence

Season

Abundance

Description

18S rRNA gene sequence cox2-cox3 spacer RUBISCO spacer ITS1

Ramiform, cylindrical

Intertidal stones, pebbles or shells

Lower mid littoral zone, tide pools

November-April

Moderate

Plants yellowish to brownish red in colour, up to 30 cm tall, erect, terete, attached to small stones by small circular discs, branching lateral, sub-dichotomous, alternate, branch tips attenuated and ultimate branches small, with branches up to 3rd or 4th order (Figs. a, b); cystocarps sub-spherical, elevated and scattered over the thallus (Fig. c).

NCBI Gen Bank Accession No. EU 937742

NCBI Gen Bank Accession No. EU 937762

NCBI Gen Bank Accession No. EU 937771

NCBI Gen Bank Accession No. EU 937780

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