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Gelidium versicolor (S.G.Gmelin) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Fucus versicolor S.G.Gmelin

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus versicolor S.G.Gmelin 1768

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

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