Gelidium reptans ( )
Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)
Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin 1938: 6-7, figs. 2A-C
Published in: Kylin, H. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Rhodophyceen von Südafrika. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 34(8): 1-26, 10 figs, 8 plates.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Phyllophora reptans Suhr
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.