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Gelidium fastigiatum Kützing 1862

Publication details
Gelidium fastigiatum Kützing 1862: (1852-1862): no. 561

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 Trematocarpus flabellatus (J.Agardh) De Toni

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape Agulhas, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 322).

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.

Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 03 December 2020.

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