Gelidium caespitosum 1938
Gelidium caespitosum Kylin 1938: 8, figs. 2E-H
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pterocladiella caespitosa (Kylin) Santelices
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isipingo Beach, near Durban, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 144).
Source of current name
Norris, R.E. (1992). The marine red algae of Natal, South Africa: order Gelidiales (Rhodophyta). Mem. Bot. Survey S. Afr. 61: (iii +) 43, 22 figs.
Created: 17 January 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 02 December 2020.