Gelidium sternbergii (C. ) 1830
Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh Cape Perpetua Oregon, U.S.A.; plants in sand.
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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, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Prionitis sternbergii (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Sphaerococcus sternbergii C.Agardh
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.
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2020.