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Gelidium spinulosum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Gelidium spinulosum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 475

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium microdon K├╝tzing

Basionym
Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad Gades [Cadiz] (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Cabrera; Herb. Agardh, LD (Dixon 1959: 345).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spinulose (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.Agardh 1822

Nomenclatural notes
superfluous and illegitimate (Dixon, 1959: 347). - (3 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112: 339-352.

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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.

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