Gelidium lanceolatum Harvey 1833

Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey

Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) HarveyCape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, CanadaCoastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication Details
Gelidium lanceolatum Harvey 1833: 164 (as 'Gelidium ? lanceolatum')

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). [California] Ordo LVI. Algae. In: The botany of Captain Beechey's voyage; comprising an account of the plants collected by Messrs Lay and Collie, and other officers of the expedition, during the voyage to the Pacific and Bering's Strait, performed in His Majesty's Ship Blossom, under the command of Captain F.W. Beechey, R.N., F.R. & A.S., in the years 1825, 26, 27, and 28. (Hooker, W.J. & Arnott, G.A. Eds), pp. 163-165. London: Henry G. Bohn, No. 4 York Street, Covent Garden.

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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 Prionitis lanceolata (Harvey) Harvey.

Type Information
Type locality: California; (Harvey 1833: 164) Notes: Silva (1979: 320) gives Monterey Bay, California, as the type locality.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lance-shaped.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 July 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 July 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022

 
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