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Gelidium

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Gelidium is a genus of thalloid red algae comprising 124 species.Its members are known by a number of common names.[note 1] Specimens can reach around 2–40 cm (0.79–16 in) in size. Branching is irregular, or occurs in rows on either side of the main stem. Gelidium produces tetraspores. Many of the algae in this genus are used to make agar. Chaetangium is a synonym.[1]

Species

Notes

  1. ^ Recorded common names are tengusa, makusa, genso, niu mau tsai, japansche scheleiachtige mos, steen-or klipbloem, hay tsay, olus marinus, sajur laut, tschintschau, tschoo-hoae, onikusa, hirakusa, obusa, rødalge-slaegt, gelídeos, punalevä-suku, tokoroten, kanten, tokoro-tengusa, kinukusa, isingglass, hai-ten-gusa, tocoroten, tengusa-agar, limu lo-loa, hai-tengusa, onigusa, oyakusa, kanten weed, goumaocai, hime tengusa, shihua and tanmae.

References

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  1. ^ Tronchin, E. M.; Freshwater, D. W.; Bolton, J. J.; Anderson, R. J. (2002). "A Reassessment and Reclassification of Species in the Genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) Based on Molecular and Morphological Data". Botanica Marina. 45 (6): 548–558. doi:10.1515/BOT.2002.058.
  • Toefy, R., Gibbons, M.J. & McMillan, I.K. 2005. The foraminifera associated with the alga Gelidium pristoides, South Africa. African Invertebrates 46: 1-26.[1]

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Gelidium: Brief Summary

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Gelidium is a genus of thalloid red algae comprising 124 species.Its members are known by a number of common names. Specimens can reach around 2–40 cm (0.79–16 in) in size. Branching is irregular, or occurs in rows on either side of the main stem. Gelidium produces tetraspores. Many of the algae in this genus are used to make agar. Chaetangium is a synonym.

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