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Gelidium caespitosum Kylin 1938

Publication details
Gelidium caespitosum Kylin 1938: 8, figs. 2E-H

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 caespitosa (Kylin) Santelices

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isipingo Beach, near Durban, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 144).

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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.

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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.

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