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Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas 1931

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
South of Perth, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Point Peron, Rockingham, Western Australia 31 Aug. 1990 (K8408). 21 Feb 2016. G.T. Kraft. © G.T. Kraft.

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Pterocladia rectangularis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Pterocladia rectangularis. Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Pterocladia rectangularis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry" . © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Pterocladia rectuangularis, Fortesque Bay, Tasmania. 03 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Pterocladia rectangularis, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Pterocladia rectangularis, Safety Cove, Tasmania, Australia. 01 Nov 2009. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium rectangulare A.H.S.Lucas
Perth, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Pterocladia rectangularis (A.H.S.Lucas) Womersley & Guiry Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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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.

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