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Gelidium cartilagineum var. setaceum (C.Agardh) Grunow

Publication details
Gelidium cartilagineum var. setaceum (C.Agardh) Grunow 1867: 81

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: "Ad caput bonae spei. In mari Indico" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 136).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.Agardh 1822

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 22 August 2019.

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