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Gelidium serratum Kützing 1868

Publication details
Gelidium serratum Kützing 1868: 22, pl. 62: figs. a-c

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1868). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVIII pp. [i-iii], 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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 Callophycus africanus (F.Schmitz) F.E.Hewitt

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), serrated, saw-edged with teeth pointing forwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: C.b.sp. [Caput bonae spei: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa] (Kützing 1868: 22). Type: L

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
Hewitt, F.E. (1960). A morphological study of three South African Gigartinales. University of California Publications in Botany 32(3): 195-233, 35 figs, Plates 26-32.

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