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Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Gigartinaceae
Genus Chondrus


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Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville
Cabrillo National Monument, California. Common in middle zone; under Silvetia and in pools and crevices.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.


Navicula pupula f. capitata (Skvortsov & Mayer) Hustedt

Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville Cabrillo National Monument, California. Common in middle zone; under Silvetia and in pools and crevices.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Chondrus canaliculatus (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lv

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chondrus is Chondrus crispus Stackhouse.

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

Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Chile (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 157). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 109).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), canaliculate, with a longitudinal channel or groove (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus canaliculatus C.Agardh 1822

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina chilensis D.H.Kim 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.

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Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Ayal, H. A. & Matsuhiro (1986). Carrageenans from tetrasporic and cystocarpic Chondrus canaliculatus. Phytochemistry 25: 1895-1897.
Matsuhiro, B. & Zanlungo, A.B. (1980). Structural studies on the soluble polysaccharide of Chondrus canaliculatus. 1H-n.m.r. study of hexa-0-acetylcarrabiose dimethyl acetal. Carboh. Res. 81: 335-340.
Vega, J.M.A. & Meneses, I. (2001). Seasonal and spatial monitoring of productivity and of reproduction of Chondrus canaliculatus (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from Chile. Botanica Marina 44: 571-581.

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