Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris
Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris South Africa
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Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris 1990: 41, figs. 2, 3, 7, 8
Published in: Norris, R.E. (1990). A critique on the taxonomy of an important agarophyte, Gelidium amansii. Japanese Journal of Phycology 38: 35-42, 9 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Gelidium amansii has been misapplied to this species by several authors; the name Gelidium asperum has been misapplied to this species by Hohenacker (1862 [1852-1862]: no. 557 (in part), no. 558); the name Gelidium rigidum has been misapplied to this species by several authors; the name Gelidium australe has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1893: 172); the name Gelidium cartilagineum v. setaceum has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1893: 172)
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Widenham, Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 133).
Santelices, B. (1999). Patterns of carposporangial production among species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 55-69. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 September 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.