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Gelidium subcostatum Okamura 1894

Publication details
Gelidium subcostatum Okamura in Schmitz 1894: 190, pl. X

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1894). Neue japanische Florideen von K. Okamura. Hedwigia 33: 190-201, Plate X.

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 Ptilophora subcostata (Okamura) R.E.Norris

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Gelidium subcostatum Okamura)
Japanese: Hirakusa (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).

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Source of current name
Norris, R.E. (1987). A re-evaluation of Ptilophora Kützing and Beckerella Kylin (Gelidiales, Rhopdophyceae) with a review of South African species. Botanica Marina 30: 243-258, 23 figs.

Key references
Okamura, K. (1909). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 233-258, Index, pls XLVI-L. Tokyo: published by the author.

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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 02 December 2020.

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