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Gelidium prostratum K.M.Kim, I.K.Hwang, H.S.Yoon & S.M.Boo 2012

Publication details
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.
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Publication date: 2012

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

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