Gelidium pluma ex N.H. 1960
Gelidium pluma Bornet ex N.H.Loomis 1960: 2, pl. 1: figs 1-4; pl. 2: figs 1, 2
Published in: Loomis, N.H. (1960). New species of Gelidium and Pterocladia from the Pacific coast of the United States and the Hawaiian Islands. Occasional Papers of the Allan Hancock Foundation 24: 1-35.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), the downy part of a feather, a small soft feather (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hawaiian endemic (Abbott, 1999).
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaiian Islands (Loomis 1960: 6). Isotype: Reed 965a; 6.xii.1908; UC 622987 (Abbott 1999: 193).
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
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.
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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