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Meristotheca gelidium (J.Agardh) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda

Publication details
Meristotheca gelidium (J.Agardh) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda in E.J.Faye, Shimada, Kogame & Masuda 2004: 254

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Meristotheca is Meristotheca papulosa (Montagne) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Eucheuma gelidium (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gigartina gelidium (J.Agardh) Endlicher 1843
Meristiella gelidium (J.Agardh) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson 1987

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus gelidium J.Agardh 1841
Eucheuma gelidium (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1847
Chrysymenia acanthoclada Harvey 1853
Eucheuma echinocarpum Areschoug 1854
Mychodea schrammii P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1865
Eucheuma acanthocladum (Harvey) J.Agardh 1876
Mychodea pennata P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Nemastoma jardinii var. antillarum P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Mychodea polyacantha P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1878
Eucheuma schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) J.Agardh 1892
Meristotheca schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) J.H.Price, D.M.John & G.W.Lawson 1986
Meristiella echinocarpa (Areschoug) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson 1987
Meristiella schrammii (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) D.P.Cheney & P.W.Gabrielson 1987
Meristotheca echinocarpa (Areschoug) E.J.Faye & M.Masuda 2004

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Eucheuma gelidium (J.Agardh) J.Agardh)
Japanese: Katemen-Kirinsai (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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