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Gelidium coulteri Harvey 1853

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium coulteri Harvey
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Gelidium coulteri Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Cladophora catenatoides P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Gelidium coulteri Harvey Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Gelidium coulteri Harvey 1853: 117

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium venturianum E.Y.Dawson 1958

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Monterey Peninsula, California, U.S.A. (Silva 1979: 317). Holotype: Dr. Coulter; TCD Harvey Herbarium (Dawson 1953: 71). Notes: Dawson (1953: 71) notes an isotype in on sheet 53929 in HAHF.

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Key references
Boo, G.H. & Hughey, J.R. (2018). Phylogenomics and multigene phylogenies decipher two new cryptic marine algae from California, Gelidium gabrielsonii and G. kathyanniae (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 55(1): 160-172.

Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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.

Santelices, B. & Stewart, J.G. (1985). Pacific species of Gelidium Lamouroux and other Gelidiales (Rhodophyta), with keys and descriptions to the common or economically important species. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweds With Refernce to some Paicific and Caribbean Species. (Abbott, I.A. & Norris, J.N. Eds), pp. 17-31. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Schubert, N., Garcia-Mendoza, E. & Pacheco-Ruiz, I. (2006). Carotenoid composition of marine red algae. Journal of Phycology 42: 1208-1216.

Silva, P.C. (1979). The benthic algal flora of central San Francisco Bay. In: San Francisco Bay: the Urbanized Estuary. (Conomos, T.J. Eds), pp. 287-345. San Francisco: Pacific Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Stewart, J.G. (1992). Separation of California species of Gelidium and Pterocladia: an evaluation of vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 183-191. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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Verified by: 09 April 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Macler, B.A. & West, J.A. (1987). Life history and physiology of the red alga Gelidium coulteri, in unialgal culture. Aquaculture 61: 281-293.
Macler, B.A. (1986). Regulation of carbon flow by nitrogen and light in the red alga, Gelidium coulteri. Plant Physiol 82: 136-141.
Macler, B.A. (1988). Salinity effects on photosynthesis, carbon allocation, and nitrogen assimilation in the red alga, Gelidium coulteri. Plant Physiology 88: 690-694.

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