Gelidium variabile ex J. 1851
Gelidiopsis variabilis (Greville ex J.Agardh) F.Schmitz Panama. Attachment pads on stolon.
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Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh 1851: 468
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Publication date: Jan-Jun
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceratodictyon variabile (J.Agardh) R.E.Norris
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Gelidium variabile J. Agardh 1851: 468 (Index Nominum Algarum; Silva et al. 1996: 362). - (8 Oct 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Madras, India (Silva & al. 1996: 362). Type: Wight; Herb. Agardh, LD (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: This type locality was first recorded through a personal comment from I. Price. Dawson (1953: 86): Holotype is a specimen collected by Wight, probably in the Hooker Herbarium at Kew, England. According to Feldmann, 1931, an isotype is in the Agardh Herbarium, Lund, Sweden. Data from INA and Silva et al. (1996) refer to Gelidium variabile J. Agardh.
Source of current name
Schmitz, F. (1895). Marine Florideen von Deutsch-Ostafrica. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 21: 137-177.
Created: 19 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 November 2014 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.