Gelidium lucidum (R. ex Turner) Sonder 1848
Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh Australia
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Gelidium lucidum (R.Brown ex Turner) Sonder 1848: (1846-1848): 174-175
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladia lucida (R.Brown ex Turner) J.Agardh
Fucus lucidus R.Brown ex Turner
Type locality: southern Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 145). Holotype: Brown; BM (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 137). Notes: According to Womersley & Guiry (1994: 137) the type is from "S coast of N. Holl.".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shining.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Santelices, B. (1999). Taxonomic status of the species originally ascribed to the genus Pterocladia (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Vol. VII. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.7, pp. 71-80. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Guiry, M.D. (1994). Order Gelidiales Kylin 1923: 132. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 118-142. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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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 26 October 2020.