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Gelidium galapagense W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication details
Gelidium galapagense W.R.Taylor 1945: 155, pl. 5: figs 2-6

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.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Banks Bay, Isla Isabela, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 155). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-130; 13 Jan. 1934; forming a close growth on rocks south of Banks Bay. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 155). Notes: Type: tetrasporic.

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Key references
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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