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Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing
South Africa; epiphytic on stipe of Ecklonia maxima. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

 

Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata (Roth) Kylin

Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing South Africa; epiphytic on stipe of Ecklonia maxima
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Gelidium vittatum (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843: 407

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus vittatus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: not specified (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 147).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus vittatus Linnaeus 1767
Suhria vittata (Linnaeus) Endlicher 1843
Chaetangium vittatum (Linnaeus) P.G.Parkinson 1981

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus cornatus Linnaeus 1771

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (2002). A reassessment and reclassification of species in the genera Onikusa Akatsuka and Suhria J. Agardh ex Endlicher (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Botanica Marina 45: 548-558.

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

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