Gracilariopsis chiangii

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Taxonavigation: Gracilariales 

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

Familia: Gracilariaceae
Genus: Gracilariopsis
Species: Gracilariopsis chiangii



Gracilariopsis chiangii Showe M.Lin, 2008

  • Type locality: Wu-Shih-Bi Harbor, Tou-Cheng Township, Yi-Lan County, northeastern Taiwan, Republic of China (27°51'N 121°51'E).
  • Holotype: S.-M. Lin; 19 May 2007; NTOU GP-5-19-2007-WSB-1. Isotypes: GP-5-19-2007-WSB-2~4.
  • Named in honor of Professor Young Meng Chiang "for his significant contribution to the taxonomy of the Gracilariaceae and marine floristic surveys of Taiwan."


  • Lin, S.-M. 2008. Morphological and phylogenetic studies of Gracilariopsis chiangii, new species (Gracilariaceae, Rhodophyta), an alga presently known as Gracilaria chorda in Taiwan. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 19: 19–26.: 21, figs 1–3
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Gracilariopsis chiangii. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 8 March 2018.