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Taxonomy Detail

Family Gelidiellaceae

Gelidiellaceae K.-C.Fan, 1961: 317.

Source: Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H. & Boo, S.M. (2018). Gelidiales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-264. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Original publication: Fan, K.-C. (1961). Morphological studies of the Gelidiales. University of California Publications in Botany 32: [i-iv], 315-368, 15 figs, Plates 33-46.

Description:
Thallus with prostrate and erect axes, generally less than 2 cm tall; prostrate axes stoloniferous, bearing terete to flattened erect axes, these sparingly or pinnately branched. Structure uniaxial, lacking rhizines; segments of apical cells distichously or decussately dividing; attachment system consisting of independent unicellular thick-walled refractive rhizoidal filaments originating from the surface cells and growing into filaments that remain in open connection with their mother cells. Female reproductive system unknown. Spermatangia in raised sori or forming colourless patches in apices of main axes and/or lateral branchlets. Tetrasporangial sori in conical or compressed apical regions of main axes and laterals, arranged irregularly or in parallel transverse or chevron-like rows, tetrahedrally or decussately divided.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Akatsuka, I. (1982). Nature of the ideoblast in Gelidiella (Rhodophyta, Gelidiellaceae). Japanese Journal of Phycology 30: 235-236.

Boo, G.H., Nguyen, T.V., Kim, J.Y., Le Gall, L., Rico, J.M., Botallico, A. & Boo, S.M. (2016). A revised classification of the Gelidiellaceae (Rhodophyta) with descriptions of three new genera: Huismaniella, Millerella and Perronella. Taxon 65(5): 965-979, 6 figs.

Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., Alongi, G. & Perrone, C. (2018). Lectotypification of Echinocaulon nigrescens and its transfer to the genus Huismaniella (Gelidiellaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 63: 1-5, 3 figs.

Jamas, M., Iha, C., Oliveira, M.C., Guimarães, S.M.P.B. & Fujii, M.T. (2017). Morphological and molecular studies on Gelidiaceae and Gelidiellaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Brazil with description of the new species Gelidium calidum. Phytotaxa 314(2): 195-218, 10 fig., 3 tables.

Santelices, B. & Flores, V. (2004). Additional Observations on Spermatangial Sori in Gelidiella acerosa (Gelidiellaceae, Gelidiales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to the Pacific and other locations Volume IX. (Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.9, pp. 109-118.

Santelices, B. (1997). The spermatangial sorus of Gelidiella acerosa (Gelidiellaceae, Gelidiales). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.6, pp. 77-87. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Santelices, B. (2004). Parviphycus, a new genus in the Gelidiellaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 313-326.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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