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Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Endocladiaceae
Genus Gloiopeltis

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Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Trinidad, California. 18 Aug 2010. Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu). © Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Oishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; upper intertidal plants. 22 Mar 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh Oishi-zaki, Yura, Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan; Japanese woman collecting plants in the upper intertidal for use in food and for industrial purposes
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh 1851: 235

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloiopeltis is Fucus tenax Turner.

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

Basionym
Dumontia furcata Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Ad saxa in oceano pacifico septemptrionale (Postels & Ruprecht 1840: 19). Type: LE (Yoshida 1998: 678).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furcate, forked (Stearn 1992).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Dumontia furcata Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gloiopeltis coliformis Harvey 1860
Gloiopeltis intricata Suringar 1867
Gloiopeltis minuta Kylin 1941

Habitat notes
Intertidal zone (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh)
Chinese: Chi tsai, Chiao tsai, Kaau tsoi, Hung tsai, Lu kio tsai, Hung tsoi (Madlener 1977).

English: Cretan sea plant (Rhoads & Zunic 1978).

Japanese: Fukuro, Funori (Madlener 1977), Fukuro-funori (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

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Key references
Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Yang, Y.-Q. (2004). Studies on Chinese species of Gelidiella and Pterocladiella (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) . Hydrobiologia 512: 201-207.

Yin, M.Y., Hu, X.Y. & Tseng, C.K. (2007). Filament formation and differentiation in seven species of red algae. Botanica Marina 50(2): 113-118.

Created: 22 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 15 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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

Araki, C., Hirase, S. & Ito, T. (1958). Chemical constituents of the mucilage of Gloiopeltis furcata. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 3: 81-82.
Fan, K.C. & Fan, Y.P. (1964). Studies on the reproductive organs of red algae. IV. Gloiopeltis furcata (Post. et Rupr.) J. Ag.. Acta Botanica Sinica 12(3): 274-276, 2 plates.
Izumi, K. (1971). Chemical heterogeneity of anhydrogalactose-containing polysaccharides from Gloiopeltis furcata. Agr Biol Chem 35: 635-657.
Lee, J.W., Oh, B.-G. & Lee, H.-B. (1996). Morphological variations of Gloiopeltis furcata (Postels et Ruprecht) J. Agardh (Rhodophyta) in the east coast of Korea. Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 11: 91-94.
Mizuta, H., Shirakura, Y. & Yasui, H. (2002). Relationship between phycoerythrin and nitrogen content in Gloiopeltis furcata and Porphyra yezoensis. Algae 17(2): 89-93, 5 figs, 1 table.
Perestenko, L.P. (1975). [Gloiopeltis furcata (Post. et Rupr.) J. Ag. on the north-western coasts of the Pacific Ocean]. Novosti Sislematiki Nizshikh Rastenii 12: 152-160. [in Russian]

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