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Gelidium foliaceum (Okamura) E.M.Tronchin

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 foliaceum (Okamura) E.M.Tronchin
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Gelidium foliaceum (Okamura) E.M.Tronchin
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

 

Cladophoropsis macromeres W.R.Taylor

Gelidium foliaceum (Okamura) E.M.Tronchin KwaZulu-Natal
© Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com)

Publication details
Gelidium foliaceum (Okamura) E.M.Tronchin 2002: 556

Published in: 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.

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
Gelidium pusillum f. foliaceum Okamura

Type information
Type locality: "Shiso-dima, Seto, Prov. Kii", (Shiso-jima, Seto near Tanabe, Wakayama Pref., Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 142).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium pusillum f. foliaceum Okamura 1934
Onikusa foliacea (Okamura) R.E.Norris 1992

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.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.

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