Gelidium versicolor (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.
Gelidium versicolor (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 129
Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, pls 7-13.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus versicolor S.G.Gmelin
Syntype localities: "Promentorium capitis bonae spei [Cape of Good Hope] ... et in Hollandiam ... " (Gmelin 1768: 158).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).
Fucus versicolor S.G.Gmelin 1768
This is a marine species.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2018.