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Gelidium rex Santelices & I.A.Abbott 1985

Publication details
Gelidium rex Santelices & I.A.Abbott 1985: 33-36, figs 1-4

Published in: Santelices, B. & Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gelidium rex sp. nov. (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from central Chile. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweds With Refernce to some Paicific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 33-36. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Pelancura (ca. 5 km north of San Antonio Port), Santiago Province, Chile (Santelices & Abbott 1985: 34). Holotype: 10 June 1977; Among holdfasts of Lessonia nigrescens Bory, on wave-exposed rocky platform. SGO 102652 (Santelices & Abbott 1985: 34). Notes: Isotypes in SSUC, US, BISH.

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Key references
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.

Rodríguez, D. & Santelices, B. (1995). Temporal variations in the apical architecture of two species of Gelidium from Central Chile. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 147-159. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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.

Santelices, B. (1999). Patterns of carposporangial production among species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 55-69. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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References
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Matsuhiro, B. & Urzúa, C.C. (1990). Agars from Gelidium rex (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Hydrobiologia 204/205: 545-549.
Matsuhiro, B. & Urzua, C.C. (1990). Agars from Gelidium rex (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta).. Hydrobiologia 204/205: 545-549.
Matsuhiro, B. & Urzúa, C. C. (1990). Agars from Gelidium rex (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 545-549.
Molina, X., Cancino, J.M. & Montecino, V. (1992). Photosynthetic pigments shifts in Gelidium rex (Rhodophyta) induced by the epibiont Membranipora tuberculata (Bryozoa). Rev Chil Hist Nat 64(2): 289-297.
Rojas H., R., León M., N. & Rojas O., R. (1996). Practical and descriptive techniques for Gelidium rex (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) culture. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 15: 367-370.
Santelices, B. & Abbott, I.A. (1985). Gelidium rex sp. nov. (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from central Chile. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweds With Refernce to some Paicific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 33-36. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2020.

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