Taxonomic review of the species of Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta)

  title={Taxonomic review of the species of Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta)},
  author={Bernab{\'e} Santelices},
  journal={Journal of Applied Phycology},
Segregating Pterocladiella from Pterocladia stimulated new taxonomic studies of the species originally assigned to Pterocladia. A total of 28 species are ascribed to the genus, one of them with doubts. Thirteen of the 27 names are synonyms. Three of the remaining 14 species belong with Gelidium, including G. americanum, G. mcnabbianum (Dawson) comb. nov. and G. musciformis. Seven other species belong with Pterocladiella, including P. bartlettii (Taylor) comb. nov., P. bulbosa, P. caerulescens… CONTINUE READING