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Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz 1895

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

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Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz
Green color mutant. Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. 07 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. 07 Dec 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 01 Jan 0001. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Phymatolithon investiens f. ocellatum (Foslie) Foslie

Kappaphycus striatus (F.Schmitz) L.M.Liao Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Eucheuma striatum F.Schmitz 1895: 151 (as 'striata' )

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1895). Marine Florideen von Deutsch-Ostafrica. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 21: 137-177.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Eucheuma is Eucheuma spinosum J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kappaphycus striatus (F.Schmitz) L.M.Liao

Type information
Type locality: Zanzibar, Tanzania (Silva & al. 1996: 334). Holotype: Dr. Stuhlmann; Hamburg (Doty 1988: 173, 177). Notes: Doty (1988: 173, 177) notes that at Leiden there is an isotype received (Weber-van Bosse 1926) from H. Winkler of the Hamburg Herbarium and that there is a tiny isotype, an exsicattum, in the British Museum.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), striped or fluted.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Doty & Norris (1985: 52) cites this as E. striatum. Doty (1988: 173) cites E. striata but notes that it is usually written E. striatum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Liao, L.M. (1996). Validation of names transferred to Kappaphycus Doty from Eucheuma J. Agardh (Rhodophyta: Solieriaceae). The Philippine Journal of Science 125(2): 158-160, no figs.

Key references
Doty, M.S. & Norris, J.N. (1985). Eucheuma species (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta) that are major sources of carrageenan. In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 47-61. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-011].

Doty, M.S. (1988). Podromus ad systematica Eucheumatoideorum: a tribe of commercial seaweeds related to Eucheuma (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales). In: Taxonomy of economic seaweeds with reference to some Pacific and Caribbean species. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 159-207. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program [Report T-CSGCP-018].

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 June 2020 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.)

Colina, A.B. (1974). A study of the culture of Eucheuma striatum in the Visayan area. Philippine Scientist (University of San Carlos) 11: 109.
Colina, A.B. (1975). Investigations on the culture of Eucheuma striatum in the Philippines. Philippine Scientist (University of San Carlos) 12: 125.
Colina, A.B. (1976). Studies on the culture of Eucheuma striatum. Philippine Scientist (University of San Carlos) 13: 48-61, 4 figs.
Glenn, E.P. & Doty, M.S. (1981). Photosynthesis and respiration of the tropical red seaweeds, Eucheuma striatum (Tambalang and Elkhorn varieties) and E. denticulatum. Aquatic Botany 10: 353-364.
Mairh, O.P., Soe-Htun, U. & Ohno, M. (1986). Culture of Eucheuma striatum (Rhodophyta, Solieriaceae) in sub-tropical waters of Shikoku, Japan. Botanica Marina 29: 185-191.
Russell, D.J. (1983). Ecology of the imported red seaweed Eucheuma striatum Schmitz on Coconut Island, Oahu, Hawaii. Pacific Science 37: 87-107.
Sutton, G.D. & Tollervey, A.G. (1988). Experiments on the cultivation of Eucheuma striatum in Malaysia. British Phycological Journal 23: 297.

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