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Pterocladia bulbosa N.H.Loomis

Publication details
Pterocladia bulbosa N.H.Loomis 1960: 7-8, pl. 9: figs 2-3; pl. 10: fig. 3; pl. 11: figs 1,4

Published in: Loomis, N.H. (1960). New species of Gelidium and Pterocladia from the Pacific coast of the United States and the Hawaiian Islands. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 24: 1-35.

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 Pterocladiella bulbosa (N.H.Loomis) Santelices

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bulbous.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Santelices, B. (1997). The sexual reproductive development of Pterocladiella bulbosa (Loomis) comb. nov. (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie: Algologie 18(3): 297-307, 17 figs, 1 table.

Key references
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.

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