Gelidium oppositifolium (C. ) 1830
Callophycus oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Rottnest Island, Western Australia
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Gelidium oppositifolium (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lviii
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callophycus oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva
Type locality: "ad novam Hollandiam" (Silva & al. 1996: 328). Holotype: Desfontaines; Herb. Agardh, LD 25599 (Womersley 1994: 337). Notes: Isotype in PC.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with opposite leaves.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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. (1957). Remarks on algal nomenclature. Taxon 6: 141-145.
Created: 26 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 03 December 2020.