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Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry

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

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Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Point Peron, Rockingham, Western Australia 31 Aug. 1990 (K8408). 21 Feb 2016. G.T. Kraft. © G.T. Kraft.

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Pterocladia rectangularis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Pterocladia rectangularis. Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Pterocladia rectangularis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Pterocladia rectuangularis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Pterocladia rectangularis, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Pterocladia rectangularis, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry
Perth, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Rhodochorton pacificum (Kylin) K.M.Drew

Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry Pterocladia rectangularis. Fortesque Bay, Tasmania
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry 1994: 141, 142, figs 40 D-F, 41 K

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pterocladia is Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Orthogonacladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) G.H.Boo & T.Wernberg

Basionym
Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas

Type information
Lectotype locality: Flinders Bay, Western Australia (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 141). Lectotype: Lucas; September 1928; Herb. Lucas, NSW (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 141). Notes: Flinders Bay near Cape Leeuwin.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), rectangular (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Miller, K.A., Freshwater, D.W., Wernberg, T., Terada, R., Yoon, K.J. & Boo, S.M. (2016). A novel phylogeny of the Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) based on five genes including the nuclear CesA, with descriptions of Orthogonacladia gen. nov. and Orthogonacladiaceae fam. nov. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 101: 359-372, 6 figs.

Key references
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.

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