Gelidium cartilagineum var. robustum N.L.Gardner 1927
Gelidium robustum (N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Gelidium cartilagineum var. robustum N.L.Gardner 1927: 280, pl. 54
Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1927). New species of Gelidium on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 13: 273-318, pls 36-54.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium robustum (N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Near Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico (Dawson 1953: 72). Holotype: Gardner; UC sheet 294572 (Dawson 1953: 72). Notes: Growing in sublittoral belt (Gardner, 1927: 280).
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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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 06 December 2020.