Gelidium corneum var. hystrix J. 1851
Gelidium corneum var. hystrix J.Agardh 1851: 470
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Publication date: Jan-Jun
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium spinosum var. hystrix (J.Agardh) G.Furnari
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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
Cormaci, M., Lanfranco, E., Borg, J.A., Buttgieg, J.A., Furnari, G., Micallef, S.A., Mifsud, C., Pizzuto, F., Scammacca, B. & Serio, D. (1997). Contributions to the knowledge of benthic marine algae on rocky substrata of the Maltese Islands (Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 40: 203-215.
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Verified by: 06 February 2017 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 25 October 2020.