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Gigartina gelidium (J.Agardh) Endlicher

Publication details
Gigartina gelidium (J.Agardh) Endlicher 1843: 42

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

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

Basionym
Eucheuma gelidium (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

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

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

Created: 24 September 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

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References
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Molina-Martínez, J. (1986). Notas sobre tres especies de algas marinas: Macrocystis purifera, Gelidium robustum y Gigartina canaliculata de interés comercial en la costa occidental de Baja California, México. In: SEPESCA, Contribuciones Biológicas y Tecnologico-Pesqueras. INP, CRIP, Ensenada B.C. Documento Técnico Informativo. ( Eds) Vol.3, pp. 16-39.

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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 26 September 2018.

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