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Gelidium sternbergii (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

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 sternbergii (C.Agardh) Greville
Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Gelidium sternbergii (C.Agardh) Greville
Cape Perpetua, Oregon, USA; on rocks in sand at low water. 13 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium sternbergii (C.Agardh) Greville
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; plants in sand.. 20 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium sternbergii (C.Agardh) Greville
Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.. 20 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Gelidium sternbergii (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lviii

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Sphaerococcus sternbergii C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: 'In mari Australi' [Nootka Sound (Vancouver Island), British Columbia, Canada or Monterey, California, USA] (Gabrielson 2008: 91, 96). Lectotype: T. Haenke; 1791; LD 22892 (bottom, single specimen) (Gabrielson 2008: 96). Notes: Isotype: LD 22892 (upper two specimens) and specimens in the packet on the same sheet.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W. (2008). Molecular sequencing of Northeast Pacific type material reveals two earlier names for Prionitis lyallii, Prionitis jubata and Prionitis sternbergii, with brief comments on Grateloupia versicolor (Halymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 89-97.

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Verified by: 13 January 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2020.

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