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Gelidium arborescens N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Gelidium arborescens N.L.Gardner 1927: 276, pl. 42

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), tree-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004, 117, footnote): "As noted by Abbott & Hollenber (1976), this species is doubtfully distinct from G. purpurascens and needs study." - (17 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, Monterey County, California (Gardner 1927: 276). Type: W.A. Setchell; May; Growing in sublittoral belt. Herb. Univ. Calif. 93582 (Gardner 1927: 276).

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Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Rodríguez, D. & Santelices, B. (1988). Separation of Gelidium and Pterocladia on vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds With reference to some Pacific and Caribbean Species Vol. II. (Abbott, I.A. Eds), pp. 115-125. La Jolla: Sea Grant College Program, University of California.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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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 24 August 2019.

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