Gelidium aculeatum Hering 1846
Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)
Gelidium aculeatum Hering in Krauss 1846: 210
Published in: Krauss, F. [Krauss, C.F.F. von] (1846). Pflanzen des Cap- und Natal-Landes, gesammelt und zusammengestellt von Dr. Ferdinand Krauss. (Schluss.). Flora 29(14): 209-215.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as a new name as Sphaerococcus aculeatus K. Hering, 1841, is illegitimate. - (19 Feb 2010) - 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
Papenfuss, G.F. (1967). Notes on algal nomenclature - V. Various Chlorophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Phykos 5: 95-105.
Created: 14 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 29 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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.