Chondrus canaliculatus (C. )
Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville Cabrillo National Monument, California. Common in middle zone; under Silvetia and in pools and crevices.
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Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lv
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 157). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 109).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).
Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh 1822
Gigartina chilensis D.H.Kim 1976
This is a marine species.
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Created: 10 February 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Ayal, H. A. & Matsuhiro (1986). Carrageenans from tetrasporic and cystocarpic Chondrus canaliculatus. Phytochemistry 25: 1895-1897.
Matsuhiro, B. & Zanlungo, A.B. (1980). Structural studies on the soluble polysaccharide of Chondrus canaliculatus. 1H-n.m.r. study of hexa-0-acetylcarrabiose dimethyl acetal. Carboh. Res. 81: 335-340.
Vega, J.M.A. & Meneses, I. (2001). Seasonal and spatial monitoring of productivity and of reproduction of Chondrus canaliculatus (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Chile. Botanica Marina 44: 571-581.
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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 22 January 2019.