Gymnogongrus glomeratus J. 1849
Gymnogongrus glomeratus J.Agardh 1849: 88
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1849). Algolosgiska bidrag. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 6: 79-89.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ahnfeltiopsis glomerata (J.Agardh) P.C.Silva & DeCew
Type locality: "Hab. ad Cap. b. spei." [Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Agardh 1849: 88).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), clustered in a round mass.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gymnogongrus glomeratus J.Agardh)
Africa: Namibia (Wynne 1986).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. & DeCew, T.C. (1992). Ahnfeltiopsis, a new genus in the Phyllophoraceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyceae). Phycologia 31: 576-580.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 August 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 March 2021.