Gelidium sclerophyllum W.R.Taylor 1945
Gelidium sclerophyllum W.R.Taylor 1945: 156, pl. 5: fig. 13; pl. 33: fig. 2
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Near northern limit of Bahía San Francisco, Esmeraldas, Ecuador (Dawson 1953: 63). Holotype: Taylor No. 34-489; Feb. 11, 1934; At a depth of 5.4 meters with corallinae. HAHF Sheet 160 (Dawson 1953: 63). Notes: Type (cystocarpic and tetrasporic) dredged in 5.4 m of water with corallinae near the northeastern side of Ba. San Francisco (Taylor, 1945). According to Grusz & Freshwater (2014: 101) the holotype is now in MICH.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidium sclerophyllum W.R.Taylor)
North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Dawson 1953, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Mateo-Cid & al. 2020).
Central America: Costa Rica (Taylor 1945, Fernández-García & al. 2011, Grusz & Freshwater 2014), El Salvador (Fernández-García & al. 2011), Nicaragua (Fernández-García & al. 2011), Panama (Freshwater & al. 2017).
Freshwater, D.W., Idol, J.N., Parham, S.L., Fernández-García, C., León, N., Gabrielson, P.W. & Wysor, B. (2017). Molecular assisted identification reveals hidden red algae diversity from the Burica Peninsula, Pacific Panama. Diversity 9(19): 1-38, 31 figs.
Grusz, A.L. & Freshwater, D.W. (2014). Studies of Costa Rican Gelidiales (Florideophyceae), II. Two Pacific taxa including Gelidium microglossum sp. nov.. Pacific Science 68(1): 97-110.
Created: 17 December 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 27 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Rodríguez, D. (1996). Vegetative propagation by fragmentation of Gelidium sclerophyllum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 15: 361-365.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2021.