Gloionema C., 1812
Holotype species: Gloionema paradoxum C.Agardh
Original publication and holotype designation: Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh...& Jac. Ekelund, Gothoburgensis. Die [in handwriting:] xxvi maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. v. h. et l.s. pp. Pars 5: [i-ii], 43-45. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
With regard to "Gloeonema" CDN has "See also Gloionema Agardh 1830. SVL gives Gloionema Ehrenberg 1856, p. 336 (ref. 000302)(non Agardh 1830). The only Gloeonema species in Ehrenberg 1856 is G. arcus, listed p. 333, and illustrated fig. 26 (according to SVL). SVL lists 10 species under Gloeonema, 9 of them described before 1856." According to ING, Gloeonema Ehrenberg is merely an orthographic variant of Gloionema C.Agardh. - (15 Jul 2018) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 22 species names in the database at present, of which 4 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
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Created: 02 November 2003 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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