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Gelidium nudifrons N.L.Gardner 1927

Publication details
Gelidium nudifrons N.L.Gardner 1927: 274, ps. 43, 37: 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.

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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 66). Holotype: Gardner No. 4994b; June; Growing in sublittoral belt. UC 264686 (Gardner 1927: 274).

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Key references
Melo, R.A. (1992). A note on the absence of Hyphae (Rhizines) in the thallus of Gelidiella acerosa Forsskål Feldmann et Hamel (Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.2, pp. 173-181. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College.

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.

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Anderson, S.M. & Charters, A.C. (1982). A fluid dynamics study of seawater flow through Gelidium nudifrons. Limnology and Oceanography 27: 399-412.
Bird, K.T. (1976). Simultaneous assimilation of ammonium and nitrate by Gelidium nudifrons (Gelidiales: Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 12: 238-241.

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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 01 December 2020.

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