Gayliella flaccida ( ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.J.McIvor
Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.J.McIvor Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ image showing the filamentous puff of G. flaccidium growing on coral tip that was previously damaged.
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Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.J.McIvor in Cho et al. 2008: 723, fig. 1 A-R
Published in: Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M., Hommersand, M.H., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Gayliella gen. nov. in the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Journal of Phycology 44: 721-738, 11 figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gayliella.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Ad oras britannicas prope Kilkee [Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland] (Kützing 1862: 21). Lectotype: "Harv. in litt." [W.H. Harvey]; L 940.265.55 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 59). Notes: Syntypes: L, BM, TCD.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).
Huisman (2018: 419) notes "... there are numerous Australian records of this species, based on the broad interpretation of Womersley (1979). The eastern Australian record by Price & Scott (1992) described specimens with 4%u20135 (%u20137) periaxial cells which appear to be similar to those attributed here to G. transversalis." - (8 Oct 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Hassoun, M., Wynne, J.W., Moussa, H., Salhi, G., Zbakh, H., Riadi, H. & Kazzaz, M. (2018). An investigation of members of the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) occurring on both the Mediterranean and Atlantic shores of Morocco. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(3): 243-267.
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. -656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]
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