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Gelidium floridanum W.R.Taylor 1943

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 floridanum W.R.Taylor
recolectada en la zona Los Colorados. Hábito. Foto: Ángel Moreira..


Publication details
Gelidium floridanum W.R.Taylor 1943: 153, pl. III: figs 1, 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1943). Marine algae from Haiti collected by H.H. Bartlett in 1941. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 28: 143-163.

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.

Origin of species name
(Latin), of or from the state of Florida (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: USA: Florida: Indian River (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: E. Palmer 47 (1874); NYBG (Index Nominum Algarum

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Iha, C., Milstein, D., Guimaraes, S.M.P.B., Freshwater, D.W. & Oliveira, M.C. (2015). DNA barcoding reveals high diversity in the Gelidiales of the Brazilian southeast coast. Botanica Marina 58(4): 295-305.

Thomas, D.T. & Freshwater, D.W. (2001). Studies of Costa Rican Gelidiales (Rhodophyta): four Caribbean taxa including Pterocladiella beachii sp. nov.. Phycologia 40: 340-350.

Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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Bouzon, Z.L., Ouriques, L.C. & Oliveira, E.C. (2005). Ultrastructure of tetraspore germination in the agar-producing seaweed Gelidium floridanum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 44: 409-415.
Bouzon, Z.L., Ouriques, L.C. & Oliveira, E.C. (2007). Spore adhesion and cell wall formation in Gelidium floridanum (Rhodophyta, Gelidiales). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 18: 61-68.
Brunelli, B., Milstein, D., Boo, S.M. & Fujii, M.T. (2019). Gelidium guimaraesiae sp. nov. (Gelidiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Western Atlantic segregated from Gelidium floridanum by morphological and molecular evidence. Phytotaxa 388(4): 275-286, 5 fig., 1 table.
de Paula, É.J., Ugadim, Y. & Shintani, R.S. (1988). Gelidium floridanum Taylor (Rhodophyta-Gelidiaceae) observacões na natureza e em cultivo no laboratorio. Gayana, Bot. 45: 379-390.
Kreusch, M., Poltronieri, E., Bouvie, F., Batista, D., Pereira, D.T., Ramlov, F., Maraschin, M., Bouzin, Z.L., Schmidt, É. C. & Simioni, C. (2018). Ocean warming and copper pollution: implications for metabolic compounds of the agarophyte Gelidium floridanum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 54(6): 870-878.
Kreusch, M., Poltronieri, E., Bouvie, F., Pereira, D.T., Batista, D., Ramlov, F., Maraschin, M., Bouzon, Z.L. & Simioni, C. (2019). Cellular responses of Gelidium floridanum Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) tetraspores under heat wave and copper pollution. Journal of Phycology 55(6): 1394-1400.
Lemus, A., Bird, K., Kapraun, D.F. & Koehn, F. (1991). Agar yield, quality and standing crop biomass of Gelidium serrulatum, G. floridanum and Pterocladia capillacea in Venezuela. Food Hydrocolloids 5: 469-479.

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