Gelidiopsis scoparia ( & Millardet) De
Ceratodictyon scoparium (Montagne & Millardet) R.E.Norris Heron Island, Queensland
© J.M. Huisman
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.
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
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Børgesen (1952: 26) cites this species as Gelidiopsis scoparia (Montagne & Millardet) Schmitz
This is a marine species.
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.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -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.
Created: 20 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.