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Meristiella gelidium (J.Agardh) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson

Publication details
Meristiella gelidium (J.Agardh) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson 1987: 483, figs 1-4, 7-26

Published in: Gabrielson, P.W. & Cheney, D.P. (1987). Morphology and taxonomy of Meristiella gen nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 23: 481-493.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Meristiella.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meristotheca gelidium (J.Agardh) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda

Eucheuma gelidium (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Mychodea guadelupensis P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Kogame, K. & Masuda, M. (2004). A new red algal species Meristotheca dakarensis (Solieriaceae, Gigartinales) from Senegal, western Africa, with comments on the relegation of Meristiella Cheney to synonymy with Meristotheca J.Agardh. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 241-259.

Key references
GuimarĂ£es, S.M.P.B. & Oliveira, E.C. (1996). Taxonomy of the flattened Solieriaceae (Rhodophyta) in Brazil: Agardhiella and Meristiella. Journal of Phycology 32: 656-668.

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