Gelidium pteridifolium R.E.Norris, &
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.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) regarding nomenclature.
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)
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Palm Beach, near Port Edward, Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 139).
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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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2019.