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Gelidium tenuifolium Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000

Publication details
Gelidium tenuifolium Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 37-46, figs 2-12

Published in: Shimada, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2000). Two new species of Gelidium (Rhodophyta, Gelidiales), Gelidium tenuifolium and Gelidium koshikianum, from Japan. Phycological Research 48: 37-46.

Publication date: March 2000

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Erect axes 15-30 cm tall, cartilaginous, purplish to brownish-red, terete to subterete, 480-720 µm in diameter in the basal region, becoming compressed upward, reaching 1.4-2.0 mm in width and 280-340 µm in thickness in the mid-region, oppositely or alternate-distichously branched four or five times; many lateral branches short, undivided, determinate but a few indeterminate; indeterminate first- to third-order branches terete to subterete, 400-560 µm in diameter in the proximal region, becoming compressed to flattened upward, reaching up to 2 mm in width and 60-80 µm in thickness in the distal portion; axes and indeterminate branches having obtuse apices; apical cells of axes and indeterminate branches usually immersed in the apical depression. Tetrasporangia irregularly disposed at the apices of short determinate branches, cruciately or decussately divided, 44-60 µm long and 24-40 µm wide; cystocarps formed in the middle portion of short determinate branches; spermatangia unknown

Type information
Shirahama, Shizuoka Prefecture (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 39). Holotype: Shimada, S.; 28 March, 1998; (Shimada, Horiguchi & Masuda 2000: 39).

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Shimada, S., Horiguchi, T. & Masuda, M. (2000). Two new species of Gelidium (Rhodophyta, Gelidiales), Gelidium tenuifolium and Gelidium koshikianum, from Japan. Phycological Research 48: 37-46.

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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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