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Gelidium rumpii Dickinson 1950

Publication details
Gelidium rumpii Dickinson 1950: 565, pl. 4

Published in: Dickinson, C.I. (1950). Two new species of Gelidium from Natal. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1949: 565-567, 2 figs, Plates 3, 4.

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 rumpii (Dickinson) R.E.Norris

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Richards Bay, Natal, South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 133). Holotype: (Tronchin, Freshwater & Bolton 2003: 82).

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.

Source of current name
Tronchin, E.M., Freshwater, D.W. & Bolton, J.J. (2003). A re-evaluation of the genera Beckerella and Ptilophora (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. Phycologia 42: 80-89.

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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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