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Galdieria maxima O.Yu.Sentsova

Publication details
Galdieria maxima O.Yu.Sentsova 1991: 75, fig.1: B

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Galdieria is Galdieria sulphuraria (Galdieri) Merola.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

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

Habitat notes
Hot springs, volcanic region (Hsieh et al., 2015). - (9 Oct 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Russia: Kunashir Island (Silva 1996-to date). Type: S.N. Gorjachev; viii-ix 1988; Inst. Plant Physiol., Acad. Sci., Moscow type culture (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

Key references
Ciniglia, C., Yang, E.C., Pollio, A., Pinto, G., Iovinella, M., Vitale, L. & Yoon, H,S. (2014). Cyanidiophyceae in Iceland: plastid rbcL gene elucidates origin and dispersal of extremophilic Galdieria sulphuraria and G. maxima (Galderiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(6): 542-551.

Hsieh, C.J., Zhan, S.H., Lin, Y., Tang, S.L. & Liu, S.L. (2015). Analysis of rbcL sequences reveals the global biodiversity, community structure, and biogeographical pattern of thermacidophilic red algae (Cyanidiales) . Journal of Phycology 51(4): 682-694.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 October 2015 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Ciniglia, C., Yang, E.C., Pollio, A., Pinto, G., Iovinella, M., Vitale, L. & Yoon, H,S. (2014). Cyanidiophyceae in Iceland: plastid rbcL gene elucidates origin and dispersal of extremophilic Galdieria sulphuraria and G. maxima (Galderiaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(6): 542-551.

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Wendy 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 18 February 2019.

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