Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux
Fragment of sporophytic plant showing branching pattern (in aquarium). The plant taken from cast ashore (Yellow Sea, Qingdao City, China). - 29 February 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (

Publication Details
Gelidium amansii (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 129

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, 7 plates [7-13].

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Publication date: 1813

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.

Fucus amansii J.V.Lamouroux

Type Information
Syntype localities: Madagascar, Mauritius; (Silva & al. 1996: 134) Type: Lamouroux Herbarium, Laboratoire de Biologie et Biotechnologie Marines, Univ. de Caen; (Santelices 1994: 39) Notes: Santelices (1994: 37) notes that Fucus amansii was originally described and illustrated by Lamouroux (1805), from materials collected on the coast of Ile de France and Madagascar. Later (Lamouroux 1813), the species was transferred to the genus Gelidium, and Lamouroux indicated "Ind. Orient." (Indes orientales), which has come to mean the general vicinity of India and Sri Lanka, as the area inhabited by this species.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 October 2016

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