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Gelidium cartilagineum var. robustum N.L.Gardner 1927

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium cartilagineum var. robustum N.L.Gardner
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Gelidium cartilagineum var. robustum N.L.Gardner
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Navicula mediocris Krasske

Gelidium robustum (N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott Cabrillo National Monument, California.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
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.

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 Gelidium robustum (N.L.Gardner) Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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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.

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