Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.
Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.Agardh 1822: [1822-1823]: 288
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium cartilagineum var. setaceum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Syntype localities: "Ad caput bonae spei. In mari Indico" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 136).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 03 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 16 July 2019.