Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
© Heroen Verbruggen (email@example.com)
Phyllophora reptans Suhr 1841: 285-286, pl. III: fig. 10
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1841). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 18(Suppl. 1): 273-288, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2018 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 581 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=13591
Cite this record as:
Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.