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Gelidium pteridifolium R.E.Norris, Hommersand & Fredericq

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 pteridifolium R.E.Norris, Hommersand & Fredericq

 

Publication details
Gelidium pteridifolium R.E.Norris, Hommersand & Fredericq 1987: 375, 380, figs 1-7, 10

Published in: Norris, R.E., Hommersand, M.H. & Fredericq, S. (1987). Gelidium pteridifolium (Rhodophyceae), a new species from Natal and the eastern Cape. South African Journal of Botany 53: 375-380, 12 figs.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding nomenclature.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 139), the name Gelidium cartilagineum has been misapplied to this species by several authors; the name Gelidium versicolor has been misapplied to this species by Seagrief (1980; 25, fig. on pl. 7)

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Palm Beach, near Port Edward, Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 139).

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Key references
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: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 July 2011 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.)

Hommersand, M.H. & Fredericq, S. (1988). An investigation of cystocarp development in Gelidium pteridifolium with a revised description of the Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 27: 254-272, 34 figs.
Norris, R.E., Hommersand, M.H. & Fredericq, S. (1987). Gelidium pteridifolium (Rhodophyceae), a new species from Natal and the eastern Cape. South African Journal of Botany 53: 375-380, 12 figs.

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