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Gelidiopsis scoparia (Montagne & Millardet) De Toni

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Lomentariaceae
Genus Gelidiopsis

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Gelidiopsis scoparia (Montagne & Millardet) De Toni
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gelidiopsis scoparia (Montagne & Millardet) De Toni
Hawaii; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Publication details
Gelidiopsis scoparia (Montagne & Millardet) De Toni 1900: 410-411

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1900). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio II. pp. [i-iv], 387-774 + 775-776 [Index]. Patavii [Padova]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidiopsis is Gelidiopsis variabilis (Greville ex J.Agardh) F.Schmitz.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceratodictyon scoparium (Montagne & Millardet) R.E.Norris

Basionym
Gelidium scoparium Montagne & Millardet

Type information
Type locality: Réunion [Indian Ocean] (Montagne & Millardet 1862: 12). Type: Maillard 50; PC Herb. Montagne (Montagne & Millardet 1862: 12).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in the form of a broom; fastigiate (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1952: 26) cites this species as Gelidiopsis scoparia (Montagne & Millardet) Schmitz

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Le Gall, L., Dalen, J.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2008). Phylogenetic analyses of the red algal order Rhodymeniales supports recognition of the Hymenocladiaceae fam. nov., Fryeellaceae fam. nov., and Neogastroclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 44: 1556-1571.

Key references
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

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