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Gelidium rigidum (C.Agardh) Greville 1830

Publication details
Gelidium rigidum (C.Agardh) Greville 1830: lvii

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 Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel

Basionym
Sphaerococcus rigidus C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Okamura, K. (1909). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. II pp. 21-40, Plates LVI-LX. Tokyo: published by the author.

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