Gelidium fastigiatum Kützing 1862
Gelidium fastigiatum Kützing 1862: (1852-1862): no. 561
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Cape Agulhas, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 October 2020.