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Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal. 22 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal clumps. 22 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
South Africa; harvester. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
South Africa; harvesting. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing
South Africa; harvester. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing Boulders, Simon's Town, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gelidium pristoides (Turner) Kützing 1843: 407

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus pristoides Turner

Type information
Type locality: False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 142).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus pristoides Turner 1807
Delesseria pristoides (Turner) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Sphaerococcus pristoides (Turner) C.Agardh 1822
Phyllophora pristoides (Turner) Greville 1830
Suhria pristoides (Turner) J.Agardh 1851
Onikusa pristoides (Turner) Akatsuka 1986

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). A reassessment and reclassification of species in the genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Botanica Marina 45: 548-558.

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Rodríguez, D. & Santelices, B. (1988). Separation of Gelidium and Pterocladia on vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds With reference to some Pacific and Caribbean Species Vol. II. (Abbott, I.A. Eds), pp. 115-125. La Jolla: Sea Grant College Program, University of California.

Santelices, B. (1999). Patterns of carposporangial production among species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 55-69. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Created: 25 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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

Aken, M.E., Griffin, N.J. & Robertson, B.L. (1993). Cultivation of the agarophyte Gelidium pristoides in Algoa Bay, South Africa. Hydrobiologia 268: 169-178, 8 figs.
Anderson, R.J., Simons, R.H., Jarman, N.G. & Levitt, G.J. (1991). Gelidium pristoides in South Africa. Hydrobiologia 221: 55-66, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Carter, A.R. & Anderson, R.J. (1985). Regrowth after experimental harvesting of the agarophyte Gelidium pristoides (Gelidiales: Rhodophyta) in the eastern Cape Province. South African Journal of Marine Science 3: 111-118.
Carter, A.R. & Anderson, R.J. (1986). Seasonal growth and agar contents in Gelidium pristoides (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Port Alfred , South Africa. Botanica Marina 29: 117-123.
Carter, A.R. & Simons, R.H. (1987). Regrowth and production capacity of Gelidium pristoides (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) under various harvesting regimes at Port Alfred, South Africa. Botanica Marina 30: 227-231.
Carter, A.R. (1985). Reproductive morphology and phenology, and culture studies of Gelidium pristoides (Rhodophyta) from Port Alfred in South Africa. Botanica Marina 28: 303-311, 17 figs, 3 tables.
Carter, A.R. (1993). Chromosome observations relating to bispore production in Gelidium pristoides (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 36: 253-256, 5 figs.
Robertson, B.L. (1988). Management of Gelidium pristoides resources. In: Research needs in the Tanskei and Ciskei coastal zone. (Branch, G.M. & Shackelton, L.Y. Eds) Vol.155, pp. 16-18. South African National Scientific Programmes.

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