Gelidium miniatum ( ) Kützing 1847
Wurdemannia miniata (Sprengel) Feldmann & Hamel Tanzania
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Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing 1847: 767
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wurdemannia miniata (Sprengel) Feldmann & Hamel
Sphaerococcus miniatus Sprengel
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidium miniatum (Sprengel) Kützing)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).
Source of current name
Feldmann, J. & Hamel, G. (1934). Observations sur quelques Gélidiacées. Revue Générale de Botanique 46: 528-549, 11 figs.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 March 2020 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 17 October 2021.