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Gelidiella ligulata E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Gelidiella ligulata E.Y.Dawson 1953: 81, pl. 3: figs 3-5

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidiella is Echinocaulon spinellum K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ligulate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cabeza Ballena (Dawson 1953: 82). Holotype: Dawson; Mar. 11, 1949; Intertidal rocky shore. HAHF Dawson 6808 on sheet 54721, including vial 2149 (Dawson 1953: 82). Notes: Holotype: UC (ex LAM) no. 500227 (Santelices, 2007: 295).

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Key references
Boo, G.H., Le Gall, L., Rousseau, F., Reviers, B. de, Coppejans, E., Anderson, R. & Boo, S.M. (2015). Phylogenetic relationships of Gelidiella (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) from Madagascar with a description of Gelidiella incrassata sp. nov.. Cryptogamie Algologie 36(2): 219-237.

Iha, C., Milstein, D., Guimaraes, S.M.P.B., Freshwater, D.W. & Oliveira, M.C. (2015). DNA barcoding reveals high diversity in the Gelidiales of the Brazilian southeast coast. Botanica Marina 58(4): 295-305.

Santelices, B. (2007). Testing the usefulness of attachment structures in the taxonomy of small-sized gelidioids. Phycologia 46(3): 293-299, 13 figs, 3 tables.

Shimada, S. & Masuda, M. (1999). First report of Gelidiella ligulata (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in Japan. Phycological Research 47: 97-100, 9 figs.

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Shimada, S. & Masuda, M. (1999). First report of Gelidiella ligulata (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) in Japan. Phycological Research 47: 97-100, 9 figs.

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Wendy 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 17 February 2020.

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