Gelidium spinulosum (C. ) J.
Gelidium spinulosum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1851: 475
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium microdon Kützing
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).
Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.Agardh 1822
superfluous and illegitimate (Dixon, 1959: 347). - (3 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112: 339-352.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 October 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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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.