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Gelidium pinnatifidum (J.Agardh) F.Schmitz, nom. illeg. 1894

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium pinnatifidum (J.Agardh) F.Schmitz
Tanzania (dried plant). Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Gelidium pinnatifidum (J.Agardh) F.Schmitz
KwaZulu-Natal; a sponge epiphyte, which is usually confined to the older parts, may form an almost complete cover, from which small proliferations may arise, as shown here. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Gelidium pinnatifidum (J.Agardh) F.Schmitz
KwaZulu-Natal. Olivier de Clerck. © Olivier De Clerck (odclerck@gmail.com).

 

Codium intertextum Collins & Hervey

Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh KwaZulu-Natal; a sponge epiphyte, which is usually confined to the older parts, may form an almost complete cover, from which small proliferations may arise, as shown here
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Gelidium pinnatifidum (J.Agardh) F.Schmitz 1894: 194, nom. illeg.

Published in: Schmitz, F. (1894). Neue japanische Florideen von K. Okamura. Hedwigia 33: 190-201, Plate X.

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 Beckerella pinnatifida (J.Agardh) Kylin

Basionym
Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa (Agardh 1885: 79).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Gelidium pinnatifidum (Hudson) Lyngbye, 1819. - (9 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Created: 08 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 09 November 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2020.

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