Pterocladia pyramidalis (N.L.Gardner) E.Y.
Pterocladia pyramidalis (N.L.Gardner) E.Y.Dawson 1945: 93 (as 'pyramidale' )
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1945). Notes on Pacific coast marine algae. III. Madroño 8(3): 93-97.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand
Gelidium pyramidale N.L.Gardner
Type locality: La Jolla, California (Gardner 1927: 273). Type: Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Univ. Calif. 77876 (Gardner 1927: 273).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Santelices, B. & Hommersand, M. (1997). Pterocladiella, a new genus in the Gelidiaceae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 36: 114-119.
Created: 02 July 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 29 November 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.