Gelidium prostratum K.M.Kim, I.K.Hwang, H.S.Yoon & S.M. 2012
Gelidium prostratum K.M.Kim, I.K.Hwang, H.S.Yoon & S.M.Boo 2012: 470, figs 43-52
Published in: Kim, K.M., Hwang, I.K., Yoon, H.S. & Boo, S.M. (2012). Four novel Gelidium species (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) discovered in Korea: G. coreanum, G. jejuensis, G. minimum and G. prostatum. Phycologia 51(4): 461-474.
Publication date: 2012
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prostrate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Euihang (35º50'25.142N, 126º10'15.78"E), Taean, Korea (Kim et al. 2012: 470). Holotype: 5 August 2011; epilithic on boulders in the intertidal zone. CNUK CNU010848 (Kim et al. 2012: 470). Notes: Isotypes: CNU011879-011880.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]
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