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Gelidium tropicum (E.Y.Dawson) Verheij & Prud'homme, nom. illeg. 1993

Publication details
Gelidium tropicum (E.Y.Dawson) Verheij & Prud'homme 1993, nom. illeg.

Published in: Verheij, E. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (1993). Seaweeds of the Spermonde Archipelago, SW Sulawesi, Indonesia. Blumea 37: 385-510, 6 figs, 1 table, 19 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caerulescens (K├╝tzing) Santelices & Hommersand

Basionym
Pterocladia tropica E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Palmyra Atoll Holotype: E.Y. Dawson 19458; 19.x.1958; UC

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Erroneous citation of Pterocladia tropica: unintended combination is illegitimate as no basionym was cited. - (10 Jan 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 26 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 May 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2020.

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