Gelidium pinnatifidum (J. ) F. , nom. illeg. 1894
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
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Beckerella pinnatifida (J.Agardh) Kylin
Ptilophora pinnatifida J.Agardh
Type locality: Algoa Bay, South Africa (Agardh 1885: 79).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnately cleft (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Gelidium pinnatifidum (Hudson) Lyngbye, 1819. - (9 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry
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.