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Gelidium decumbensum Okamura 1934

Publication details
Gelidium decumbensum Okamura 1934: 46, pl. 27; pl. 32: fig. 7

Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). On Gelidium and Pterocladia of Japan. Journal of the Imperial Fisheries Institute, Tokyo 29: 47-67, Plates 16-33.

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 Pterocladiella tenuis (Okamura) Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Rodriguez & Santelices (1988: 117) and Lee & Kim (1995) cite this species as G. decumbens Okamura.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Enoshima, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 17). Lectotype: May 1933; SAP Herb. Okamura (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 17).

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Source of current name
Shimada, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2000). Confirmation of the status of three Pterocladia species (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) described by K. Okamura. Phycologia 39: 10-18, 17 figs, 1 table.

Key references
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

Rodríguez, D. & Santelices, B. (1988). Separation of Gelidium and Pterocladia on vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds With reference to some Pacific and Caribbean Species Vol. II. (Abbott, I.A. Eds), pp. 115-125. La Jolla: Sea Grant College Program, University of California.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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