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Gelidium cartilagineum var. canariense Grunow 1884

Publication details
Gelidium cartilagineum var. canariense Grunow in Piccone 1884: 56

Published in: Piccone, A. (1884). Crociera del Corsaro alle Isole Madera e Canarie del Capitano Enrico d'Albertis. Alghe. pp. [3]-60, 1 pl. Genova [Genoa]: Tipografia del r. Istituto Sordo-Muti.

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 Gelidium canariense (Grunow) Seoane-Camba ex Haroun, Gil-Rodríguez, Díaz de Castro & Prud'homme

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puerto Orotava [Puerto de la Cruz], Tenerife, Islas Canarias (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 158). Type: W (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 158). Notes: Type was illustrated by Prud'homme van Reine et al. (1994, fig. 4).

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.

Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

Created: 31 July 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 25 December 2007 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 28 October 2020.

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