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Gelidium repens Kützing 1868

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 repens Kützing
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Gelidium repens Kützing
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Gelidiopsis repens (Kützing) Weber Bosse KwaZulu-Natal
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Publication details
Gelidium repens Kützing 1868: 21, pl. 60: figs a, b

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1868). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVIII pp. [i-iii], 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Ceratodictyon repens (Kützing) R.E.Norris

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Wagap, New Caledonia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 361). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,11-84 (barcode L 0055781) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 541). Notes: Holotype: Vieillard # 2104.

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Key references
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2020.

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