Gastroclonium ovale Kützing, nom. illeg. 1843
Gastroclonium ovale Kützing 1843: 441, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gastroclonium.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gastroclonium ovatum (Hudson) Papenfuss
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), oval, elliptical, i.e., broadest at the middle, the sides curved and length:breadth generally 2:1 (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: based on an illegitimate name. - (24 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. I pp. 65-92, pls XVI-XX. Tokyo: The Author.
Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 January 2017 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 16 April 2021.