Gigartina cornea ( ) S.F.Gray
Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux together Pterocladiella capillacea, Barizo, Galicia, Spain
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Gigartina cornea (Hudson) S.F.Gray 1821: Pl. 1
Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, - 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Fucus corneus Hudson
Type locality: Devonshire, England (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9). Type: D. Miller; BM (ex herb. Buddle, Sloane collection) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 April 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 January 2019.