Gelidium corneum var. ramellolsum (Kützing) 1863
Gelidium corneum var. ramellolsum (Kützing) Harvey 1863: xxxv
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1863). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 5. pp. [i]-x, v-lxxiii (Synoptic catalogue), Plates CCXLI-CCC (with text). London: Lovell Reeve.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Huismaniella ramellosa (Kützing) G.H.Boo & S.M.Boo
Acrocarpus ramellosus Kützing
Type locality: "An Muschelschalen der Küste von Neuholland: Preiss!" [on mussel shells on the coast of New Holland = Western Australia] (Kützing 1843: 405). Holotype: J.A.L.Preiss; L 941, 11...11 [barcode 0055890] (Boo & al. 2016: 975). Notes: Santelices (2007: 295) notes that he has examined a fragment of type (UC No. 93568). Holotype in Leiden is ullustrated by Boo et al. (2016: fig. 2 A).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Boo, G.H., Nguyen, T.V., Kim, J.Y., Le Gall, L., Rico, J.M., Botallico, A. & Boo, S.M. (2016). A revised classification of the Gelidiellaceae (Rhodophyta) with descriptions of three new genera: Huismaniella, Millerella and Perronella. Taxon 65(5): 965-979, 6 figs.
Created: 11 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
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