Gelidium aculeatum ( ) , nom. illeg. 1902
Gelidium aculeatum (Greville) Batters 1902: 62, nom. illeg.
Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium spinosum (S.G.Gmelin) P.C.Silva
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Gelidium aculeatum Hering, 1846. - (10 May 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 May 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2020.