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Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin 1938

Classification:
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 reptans (Suhr) Kylin
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen. © Heroen Verbruggen (heroen.verbruggen@gmail.com).

 

Bryopsis halliae var. filicina (Collins & Hervey) W.R.Taylor

Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Gelidium reptans (Suhr) Kylin 1938: 6-7, figs. 2A-C

Published in: Kylin, H. (1938). Verzeichnis einiger Rhodophyceen von Südafrika. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 34(8): 1-26, 10 figs, 8 plates.

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
Phyllophora reptans Suhr

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope (Silva & al. 1996: 141).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phyllophora reptans Suhr 1841
Suhria reptans (Suhr) Grunow 1867

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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