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Gelidium pusillum var. pakistanicum Afaq-Husain & Shameel 1999

Publication details
Gelidium pusillum var. pakistanicum Afaq-Husain & Shameel 1999: 373-376, figs 1-11

Published in: Afaq-Husain, S. & Shameel, M. (1999). Further studies on Gelidium (Rhodophyta) from the coast of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 31: 371-382.

Publication date: 1999

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 Gelidium pakistanicum (Afaq-Husain & Shameel) Shahnaz & Freshwater

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Gadani, Karachi, Pakistan (Freshwater & Shahnaz 2019: 144). Holotype: fig. 3a (Afaq-Husain & Shameel, 1999): S. Afaq-Husain; 27 July 1986; (Freshwater & Shahnaz 2019: 144). Notes: Holotype: H-21 PCSIR. Isotypes: H-22 - H-24 pCSIR. Neotype in KUH: Karachi Nuclear Power Complex (KANUPP), near Paradise Point, Karachi, Pakistan; leg. and det. S.Afaq-Husain, 12 April 1996.

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
Freshwater, D.W. & Shahnaz, L. (2019). Phylogenetic relationships of Pakistan Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) species with recognition of Gelidium pakistanicum stat. nov.. Botanica Marina 62(2): 141-147.

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