Pterocladia heteroplatos (Børgesen) Rao & Kaliaperumal
Pterocladia heteroplatos (Børgesen) Umamaheswara Rao & Kaliaperumal 1982: 109, fig. 1
Published in: Umamaheswara Rao, M. & Kaliaperumal, N. (1982). Genus Pterocladia (Rhodophyceae) from India. Bulletin of the Botanical Survey of India 22: 109-111, 1 fig.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Gelidium heteroplatos Børgesen
Type locality: Malabar Hill, Bombay, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 145).
Gelidium heteroplatos Børgesen 1934
According to Santelices (1999: 73, 74) this entity may be a species of Pterocladiella.
This is a marine species.
(as Pterocladia heteroplatos (Børgesen) Umamaheswara Rao & Kaliaperumal)
Africa: Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
South-east Asia: Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 February 2016 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1162 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kaliaperumal, N. & Umamaheswara Rao, M. (1981). Studies on the standing crop and phycocolloid of Gelidium pusillum and Pterocladia heteroplatos. Indian Journal of Botany 4(2): 91-95, 1 fig, 3 tables.
Kaliaperumal, N. & Umamaheswara Rao, M. (1985). Seasonal growth, reproduction and spore shedding in Pterocladia heteroplatos. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences (Plant Sciences) 94: 627-632, 2 figs, 2 tables.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=1855
Cite this record as:
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 21 July 2019.