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Gelidium biserratum Børgesen 1943

Publication details
Gelidium biserratum Børgesen 1943: 8, figs 2, 3

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1943). Some marine algae from Mauritius. III. Rhodophyceae. Part 2. Gelidiales, Cryptonemiales, Gigartinales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 19(1): 1-85, 42 figs, 1 plate.
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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 Ptilophora biserrata (Børgesen) R.E.Norris

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Mauritius: Tombeau Bay, 10. Febr.1939, R. E. Vaughan legit." (Børgesen 1943: 8).

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Source of current name
Norris, R.E. (1987). A re-evaluation of Ptilophora Kützing and Beckerella Kylin (Gelidiales, Rhopdophyceae) with a review of South African species. Botanica Marina 30: 243-258, 23 figs.

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