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Gelidium coarctatum Kützing

Publication details
Gelidium coarctatum Kützing 1868: 21, pl. 59: fig. a, b

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1868). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVIII pp. [i-iii], 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium capense (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva

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

Distributional notes
Brazil ? [see Iha et al., 2016] - (22 Sep 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pernambuco, Brazil: DeBrebisson (Silva 1996-to date). Holotype: L bar code no. 0790064 (Iha et al. 2016: 559). Notes: see Iha et al. (2016: 561, 562) for discussion on type locality.

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Source of current name
Iha, C., O'Shaughnessy, K.A., Guimarães, S.M.P.B., Oliveira, M.C. & Freshwater, D.W. (2016). Taxonomic reappraisal of Gelidium coarctacum (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) and Gelidium lineare sp. nov. from the tropical western Atlantic. Phycologia 55(5): 555-563.

Key references
Ugadim, Y. (1988). Estudo comparado de Gelidium coarctatum Juetzing e Pterocladia capillaceae (Gmelin) Bornet et Thuret (Rhodophyta-Gelidiaceae) no litoral Brasileiro. Gayana, Bot. 45: 203-223.

Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 September 2016 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Ugadim, Y. (1988). Estudo comparado de Gelidium coarctatum Juetzing e Pterocladia capillaceae (Gmelin) Bornet et Thuret (Rhodophyta-Gelidiaceae) no litoral Brasileiro. Gayana, Bot. 45: 203-223.

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Wendy 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 23 February 2019.

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