RHODOPHYTA : GELIDIALES : GelidiaceaeRED ALGAE

Gelidium latifolium (Greville) Bornet


Gelidium latifolium

Description: Thallus grows from prostrate axes erect fronds to 20 cms, compressed and branching distichously once or twice.

Habitat: Epilithic in the lower littoral and sublittoral to 15m.

Distribution: Generally distributed around the British Isles. Europe: Medirerranean, Portugal, Spain, France and Norway. Malaga.

Distribution Map from BioMar data for Ireland - Google Earth map:  download this placemark (not got Google Earth installed?)

Distribution Map from NBN: Grid map (fast) : Interactive map (slow, requires login to view records) : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.



 Morton, O. & Picton, B.E., 2010. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=ZM2160

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