Chylocladia kaliformis ( & Woodward) Hooker 1833
Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker 1833: 297
Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chylocladia verticillata (Lightfoot) Bliding
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Soft, gelatinous, cylindrical, pinkish to brown-red fronds (often bleached yellow or almost white in sunny habitats), to 300 mm high, filled with a watery mucilage. Main axis simple, jointed, with nodal diaphragms, very slightly constricted at nodes, 2-several branches per node, themselves often branched, with small beaded ultimate ramuli. Very variable in branching pattern, plants of exposed coasts often simple with small terminal tufts of ramuli.
On rocks and stones and epiphytic, lower intertidal and subtidal, generally distributed, common.
Gastroclonium reflexum (Chauvin) Kützing
Source of current name
Bliding, C. (1928). Studien über die Florideenordnung Rhodymeniales. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift Ny Följd, Andra Afdelingen 24(3): 1-73.
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Verified by: 21 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2020.