Gelidium pinnatifidum ( ) 1819
Osmundea pinnatifida (Hudson) Stackhouse Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; yellowed by exposure to sun
© M.D. Guiry
Gelidium pinnatifidum (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819: 40
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Osmundea pinnatifida (Hudson) Stackhouse
Fucus pinnatifidus Hudson
Type locality: Harwich, Essex, England (Silva & al. 1996: 534). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 403, footnote).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Maggs & Hommersand (1993) this species is a synonym of Laurencia pinnatifida (Hudson) Lamouroux.
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.