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Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing 1847

Classification:
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 miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ forming short dense mat overgrowing coral.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing
Panama. Branch apex showing multiple apical cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing
Panama. Transverse section of branch showing thick-walled medullary cells and smaller surface cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

Wurdemannia miniata (Sprengel) Feldmann & Hamel Panama. Branch apex showing multiple apical cells.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing 1847: 767

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

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 Wurdemannia miniata (Sprengel) Feldmann & Hamel

Basionym
Sphaerococcus miniatus Sprengel

Type information
Type locality: Vicinity of Montpellier, French Mediterranean coast (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 20). Type: Draparnaud; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 20).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Feldmann, J. & Hamel, G. (1934). Observations sur quelques Gélidiacées. Revue Générale de Botanique 46: 528-549, 11 figs.

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