159,689 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 22,560 images, 62,381 bibliographic items, 465,505 distributional records.

Gelidium aculeatum Hering 1846

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

Pictures

click on thumbnail for larger version.

Gelidium aculeatum Hering
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

Caulerpa cupressoides f. alternifolia (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Weber Bosse

Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
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.
 Download PDF

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 Gracilaria aculeata (Hering) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), prickly, spine-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Treated as a new name as Sphaerococcus aculeatus K. Hering, 1841, is illegitimate. - (19 Feb 2010) - 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
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

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1231 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=25333

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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.

SITE © 1996 - 2020 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio