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Gelidium pacificum Okamura

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

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Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Tetrasporangial sori. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Fronds with tetrasporangial leaflets. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Cortex and medulla in longitudinal section. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium pacificum Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Cortex and medulla in transverse section. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Gelidium pacificum Okamura Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Gelidium pacificum Okamura 1914: 99, pl. CXXVI, CXXVII: figs 9-11

Published in: Okamura, K. (1914). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. III pp. 79-121, pls CXXI-CXXX. Tokyo: published by the author.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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

Taxonomic notes
Lee & Kim (1995) conclude that the plants reported from Korea are a variation of G. amansii.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gelidium pacificum Okamura)
Japanese: Obusa (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Type information
Syntype localities: Miyake Isl., Kodzu Isl.,Amatsura & Nemoto, Prov. Boshyu; Shirahama & Inatori (Prov. Idzu); Prov. Sagami (Okamura 1914: 99). Type: SAP herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 637).

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Key references
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]

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. & Miyata, M. (1994). Observations on Gelidium pacificum Okamura. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 55-65.

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.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

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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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Akatsuka, I. & Iwamoto, K. (1978). Histochemical localization of agar and cellulose in the tissue of Gelidium pacificum (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 22: 367-370.
Akatsuka, I. & Iwamoto, K. (1979). Histochemical localization of agar and cellulose in the tissue of Gelidium pacificum (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 22: 367-370.
Akatsuka, I. (1970). Male organs of Gelidium amansii Lmx., G. pacificum Okam., and G. pusillum (Stackh.) Le Jol.. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 18: 112-115. [in Japanese, English summary]
Santelices, B. & Miyata, M. (1994). Observations on Gelidium pacificum Okamura. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 55-65.

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