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Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor 1945

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. Habit. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of older branch showing line of central filaments surrounded by slender thick-walled rhizines. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of older branch showing line of central filaments surrounded by slender thick-walled rhizines. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Transverse section of young branch showing line of central filaments surrounded by slender thick-walled rhizines.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Surface view of branch with single apical cell.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor
Panama. Tetrasporangia scattered in swollen apical sori.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor Panama. Transverse section of young branch showing line of central filaments surrounded by slender thick-walled rhizines.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Gelidium pusillum var. pacificum W.R.Taylor 1945: 153, pl. 5: fig. 7; pl. 33: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Black Beach Anchorage, Isla Santa Maria, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 153). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-266; 18 Jan. 1934; on intertidal rocks. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 153). Notes: Type: tetrasporic. MICH (Boo et al., 2016).

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Key references
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Lee, H.B. (1994). Some species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I. Eds) Vol.4, pp. 67-79.

Santelices, B. (1988). Taxonomic studies on Chinese Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 91-107.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2004). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. III Gelidiales Cryptonemiales Hildenbrandiales. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-203, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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References
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Akatsuka, I. (1970). Male organs of Gelidium amansii Lmx., G. pacificum Okam., and G. pusillum (Stackh.) Le Jol.. Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 18: 112-115. [in Japanese, English summary]

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