Gelidium arborescens N.L.Gardner 1927
Gelidium arborescens N.L.Gardner 1927: 276, pl. 42
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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), tree-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004, 117, footnote): "As noted by Abbott & Hollenber (1976), this species is doubtfully distinct from G. purpurascens and needs study." - (17 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Carmel Bay, Monterey County, California (Gardner 1927: 276). Type: W.A. Setchell; May; Growing in sublittoral belt. Herb. Univ. Calif. 93582 (Gardner 1927: 276).
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.
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.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 26 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 September 2007 by M.D. 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 02 December 2020.