Gelidium corneum var. caespitosum (Turner) J. 1852
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.
Publication date: Jan-Jun
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
Fucus opuntia var. caespitosus Turner 1802
Fucus caespitosus Stackhouse 1795
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2006 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 06 December 2020.