Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.
Sphaerococcus corneus var. spinulosus C.Agardh 1822: 283
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium spinulosum (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ad Gades [Cadiz] (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Cabrera; Herb. Agardh, LD (Dixon 1959: 345).
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112: 339-352.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2020.