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Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris 1990

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium


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Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris
KwaZulu-Natal. Tom Schils. © Tom Schils (tom@schils.be).


Fucus inflatus var. finmarkicus Kjellman

Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris South Africa
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Gelidium abbottiorum R.E.Norris 1990: 41, figs. 2, 3, 7, 8

Published in: Norris, R.E. (1990). A critique on the taxonomy of an important agarophyte, Gelidium amansii. Japanese Journal of Phycology 38: 35-42, 9 figs, 1 table.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Gelidium amansii has been misapplied to this species by several authors; the name Gelidium asperum has been misapplied to this species by Hohenacker (1862 [1852-1862]: no. 557 (in part), no. 558); the name Gelidium rigidum has been misapplied to this species by several authors; the name Gelidium australe has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1893: 172); the name Gelidium cartilagineum v. setaceum has been misapplied to this species by Barton (1893: 172)

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Widenham, Natal, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 133).

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Key references
Santelices, B. (1999). Patterns of carposporangial production among species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 55-69. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2021.

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