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Gelidium cartilagineum var. setaceum (C.Agardh) Grunow 1868

Publication details
Gelidium cartilagineum var. setaceum (C.Agardh) Grunow 1868: 81

Published in: Grunow, A. (1868 '1867'). Algae. In: Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Botanischer Theil. Erster Band. Sporenpflanzen. (Fenzl, E. et al. Eds), pp. 1-104. Wien [Vienna]: Aus der Kaiserlich Königlichen Hof- und Staatsdruckeri in Commission bei Karl Gerold's Sohn.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Basionym
Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: "Ad caput bonae spei. In mari Indico" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 136).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus cartilagineus var. setaceus C.Agardh 1822

Taxonomic notes
No recent taxonomic treatment? - (7 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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