Gloiosiphonia capillaris ( )
Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael Blue Pool, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Ireland; about 2 m below SC on scoured bedrock; cystocarpic plant
© Francis Bunker
Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael in Berkeley 1833: 45, pl. 17: fig. 3 a, b
Published in: Berkeley, Rev. M.J. (1833). Gleanings of British algae; being an Appendix to the Supplement to English Botany. pp. [i], pls 13-16. London: Sold by the proprietor C.E. Sowerby, 3 Mead Place Westminster Road; G.B. Sowerby, 156, Regent Street; Longman and Co., and Sherwood & Co., Paternoster Row; &c..
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gloiosiphonia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus capillaris Hudson
Syntype localities: Habitat in saxis submarinis; prope Sheerness in insula Shepey [Kent], in Devonia [Devon] et Cornubia [Cornwall] passim. (Hudson 1778: 591). Notes: The type may have been destroyed in a fire: "... but in 1783 the author's house in Panton Street took fire, his collections of insects and many of his plants were destroyed, and the inmates narrowly escaped with their lives. Hudson retired to Jermyn Street." [Wikipedia].
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).
Fucus capillaris Hudson 1778
Capillaria hudsonii Stackhouse 1809
Gigartina lubrica Lyngbye 1819
Desmocarpus lubricus (Lyngbye) Chevallier 1836
Dudresnaya lubrica (Lyngbye) Trevisan 1848
Calosiphonia californica (Farlow) J.Agardh 1899
Nemalion japonicum Yendo & Narita 1918
Furnari et al. (2003) cite the authority for this species as (Hudson) Carmichael ex Berkely.
This is a marine species.
(as Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael)
English: Sticky Tube Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. -263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]
Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. -215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Edelstein, T. & McLachlan, J. (1971). Further observations on Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael in culture. Phycologia 10: 215-219.
Edelstein, T. (1970). The life history of Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael. Phycologia 9: 55-59.
Landsborough, D. (1844). On the fructification of Gloiosiphonia capillaris. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1 14: 240-241.
Morohoshi, H. & Masuda, M. (1980). The life history of Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael (Rhodophyceae, Cryptonemiales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 28: 81-91.
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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 24 February 2019.