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Gelidium oppositifolium (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

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 oppositifolium (C.Agardh) Greville
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Gelidium oppositifolium (C.Agardh) Greville

Gelidium oppositifolium (C.Agardh) Greville
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Mallomonas multiunca Asmund

Callophycus oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
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, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

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 oppositifolius (C.Agardh) P.C.Silva

Basionym
Sphaerococcus oppositifolius C.Agardh

Type information
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.

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

General environment
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.

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Verified by: 10 March 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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