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Gelidium johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gelidium johnstonii Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 742, pls 72, 73, 46 a

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
Named for the collector Ivan M. Johnston.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium allanii V.J.Chapman 1969
Gelidium koshikianum S.Shimada, H.Horiguchi & M.Masuda 2000

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Francisquito Bay, Lower California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 742). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.27); June; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1343 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 743). Notes: Dawson (1953: 74) notes an isotype is on sheet 69, including slides 210, 1072-1074, in HAHF.

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Key references
Boo, G.H., Kim, K.M., Nelson, W.A., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R., Yoon, K.J. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Taxonomy and distribution of selected species of the agarophyte genus Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Applied Phycology 26: 1243-1251.

Dixon, K.R. (2018). Peyssonneliales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 208-244. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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.

Zhang, J.F. & Xia, E. (1988). Chinese species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) with key, list and distribution of common species.. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 109-113. California Sea Grant College Program.

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