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Gelidium pyramidale N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gelidium pyramidale N.L.Gardner 1927: 273, pls. 36, 37: fig. 1, 45, 46: fig. 2

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New species of Gelidium on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 273-318, pls 36-54.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: La Jolla, California (Gardner 1927: 273). Type: Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Univ. Calif. 77876 (Gardner 1927: 273).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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