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Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh 1851

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 variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
Panama. Stolon with attachment cluster of rhizoids.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
Panama. Attachment pads on stolon.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
Panama. Branch apex showing multiple cells at growing tip.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
Panama. Transverse section of cylindrical branch with longitudinal section of stolon.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
Panama. Transverse section of cylindrical branch.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Gelidium variabile Greville ex J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Laurencia infestans A.H.S.Lucas

Gelidiopsis variabilis (Greville ex J.Agardh) F.Schmitz Panama. Attachment pads on stolon.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
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.
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Publication date: Jan-Jun

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 variabile (J.Agardh) R.E.Norris

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Gelidium variabile J. Agardh 1851: 468 (Index Nominum Algarum; Silva et al. 1996: 362). - (8 Oct 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Source of current name
Schmitz, F. (1895). Marine Florideen von Deutsch-Ostafrica. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 21: 137-177.

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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.

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