Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S. ) &
Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry Pterocladia rectangularis, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia
© Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry 1994: 141, 142, figs 40 D-F, 41 K
Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Orthogonacladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) G.H.Boo & T.Wernberg
Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Lectotype locality: Flinders Bay, Western Australia (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 141). Lectotype: Lucas; September 1928; Herb. Lucas, NSW (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 141). Notes: Flinders Bay near Cape Leeuwin.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), rectangular (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Miller, K.A., Freshwater, D.W., Wernberg, T., Terada, R., Yoon, K.J. & Boo, S.M. (2016). A novel phylogeny of the Gelidiales (Rhodophyta) based on five genes including the nuclear CesA, with descriptions of Orthogonacladia gen. nov. and Orthogonacladiaceae fam. nov. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 101: 359-372, 6 figs.
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 2236 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=1858
Cite this record as:
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 18 February 2020.