Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)
Phyllophora reptans Suhr 1841: 285-286, pl. III: fig. 10
Published in: Suhr, J.N. von (1841). Beiträge zur Algenkunde. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 18(Suppl. 1): 273-288, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 141).
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 24 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 February 2018 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 February 2020.