Gelidium pyramidale N.L.Gardner
Gelidium pyramidale N.L.Gardner 1927: 273, pls. 36, 37: fig. 1, 45, 46: fig. 2
Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New species of Gelidium on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 273-318, pls 36-54.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella capillacea (S.G.Gmelin) Santelices & Hommersand
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pyramid-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: La Jolla, California (Gardner 1927: 273). Type: Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Univ. Calif. 77876 (Gardner 1927: 273).
Source of current name
Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
Created: 18 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 September 2007 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2020.