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Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow 1868

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 pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum, middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum, middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum, middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2009. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2005. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Gelidium pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Grunow
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Feldmann microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Coruña, 2007
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Gelidium pulvinatum (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.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium pusillum var. pulvinatum (C.Agardh) Feldmann

Basionym
Sphaerococcus corneus var. pulvinatus C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cadíz, Spain

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cushion-shaped, strongly convexed (Stearn 1973).

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

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
Feldmann, J. & Hamel, G. (1936). Floridées de France VII. Gélidiales. Revue Algologique 9: 85-140, 36 figs, pls 2-6.

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