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Gelidium corneum var. caespitosum (Turner) J.Agardh 1852

Publication details
Gelidium corneum var. caespitosum (Turner) J.Agardh 1851: [1851-1863]: 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.
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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.

Basionym
Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner

Type information
Syntype localities: various in Cornwall, England (Silva & al. 1996: 136). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) note that this is the type locality recorded for Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse nom illeg. which is the intended basionym for this species.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner 1802

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse 1795

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 06 December 2020.

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