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Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux

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 amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux
Fragment of sporophytic plant showing branching pattern (in aquarium). The plant taken from cast ashore (Yellow Sea, Qingdao City, China).. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux
Japan; this lady collects plants in the shallow subtidal; the species produces a high-quality agar for food. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux
Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 4. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.. Huang Su-fang. © Sue Huang (sfhuang@ntm.gov.tw).

 

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Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux Fragment of sporophytic plant showing branching pattern (in aquarium). The plant taken from cast ashore (Yellow Sea, Qingdao City, China).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 129

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
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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 amansii J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Syntype localities: Madagascar, Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 134). Type: Lamouroux Herbarium, Laboratoire de Biologie et Biotechnologie Marines, Univ. de Caen (Santelices 1994: 39). Notes: Santelices (1994: 37) notes that Fucus amansii was originally described and illustrated by Lamouroux (1805), from materials collected on the coast of Ile de France and Madagascar. Later (Lamouroux 1813), the species was transferred to the genus Gelidium, and Lamouroux indicated "Ind. Orient." (Indes orientales), which has come to mean the general vicinity of India and Sri Lanka, as the area inhabited by this species.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux 1805

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux)
?: Japansche scheleiachtige mos, Steen-or klipbloem, Hay tsay, Olus marinus, Sajur laut, Tschintschau, Tschoo-hoae (Madlener 1977).

Chinese: Niu mau tsai (Madlener 1977).

Japanese: Tengusa, Makusa, Genso (Madlener 1977), Kanten (Rhoads & Zunic 1978), Oyakusa (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
shie hua ts'ai {China}; shima-ten-gusa {Jap}

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. [1]-263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Lee, H.B. (1994). Some species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 67-79.

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. & Stewart, J.G. (1985). Pacific species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta), with keys and descriptions to the common or economically important species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweds With Refernce to some Paicific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 17-31. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Santelices, B. (1988). Taxonomic studies on Chinese Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-107.

Santelices, B. (1994). A reassessment of the taxonomic status of Gelidium amansii (Lamouroux) Lamouroux. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 37-53. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].

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.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

Zhang, J.F. & Xia, E. (1988). Chinese species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) with key, list and distribution of common species.. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 109-113. California Sea Grant College Program.

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References
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Akatsuka, I. (1970). Male organs of Gelidium amansii Lmx., G. pacificum Okam., and G. pusillum (Stackh.) Le Jol.. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 18: 112-115. [in Japanese, English summary]
Izumi, K. (1971). Chemical heterogeneity of the agar from Gelidium amansii. Carbohyd Res 17: 227-230.
Norris, R.E. (1990). A critique on the taxonomy of an important agarophyte, Gelidium amansii. Japanese Journal of Phycology 38: 35-42, 9 figs, 1 table.
Santelices, B. (1994). A reassessment of the taxonomic status of Gelidium amansii (Lamouroux) Lamouroux. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 37-53. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-031].
Segi, T. (1959). On the type specimens of Porphyra tenera Kjellman and Gelidium amansii Lamouroux. Report of the Faculty of Fisheries, Prefectural University of Mie 3: 251-255, 3 figs, plates IX, X.
Sreenivasa Rao, P. (1969). Preliminary studies on the laboratory culture of Gelidium amansii Lmx. In: Proceedings of the Fifty-sixth Indian Science Congress, Bombay (Powai), 1969. Part III. Abstracts. ( Eds), pp. p 273. Calcutta:

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