Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S. 1931
Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry Perth, Western Australia
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Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas 1931: 407, pl. 23: fig. 1
Published in: Lucas, A.H.S. (1931). Notes on Australian marine algae. VI. Descriptions of six new species. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 56: 407-411, pls XXIII-XXVII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Orthogonacladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) G.H.Boo & T.Wernberg
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), rectangular (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
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.
Created: 27 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 30 September 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 02 December 2020.