Phil. Sci. Lett. 2017 10 (1) 38-49
available online: March 27, 2017
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Received: 25 June 2014
Revised: 23 October 2016
Accepted: 03 February 2017
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Notes on Ceramium Roth and Gayliella TO Cho, LJ McIvor et SM Boo (Rhodophyta, Ceramiaceae) from the Philippines
Elvie Jane C. Lagan*, Gavino C. Trono, Jr.
Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
Few studies have reported on the genus Ceramium Roth in the Philippines. Further complicating the matter, genusGayliella was recently proposed to accommodate the Ceramium flaccidum complex. Samples were collected in Calatagan, Batangas; Green Island, Roxas, Palawan; Verde Island, Batangas; Bolinao, Pangasinan; and Alabat Island, Quezon. Eleven Ceramium and four Gayliella species were identified among the collections. Six of which, namely, C. aduncum, C. borneense, C. brevizonatum, C. cingulatum, C. deslongchampsii, and C. fujianum are new records for the Philippines.