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Gelidium rigidum var. radicans (Bory) J.Agardh 1851

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Publication details
Gelidium rigidum var. radicans (Bory) J.Agardh 1851: [1851-1863]: 469

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.


Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rigid (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerococcus radicans Bory 1834
Gracilaria radicans (Bory) Montagne 1846
Gelidium radicans (Bory) K├╝tzing 1849

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996: 150), this taxon apparently lies within the circumscription of Gelidiella acerosa but has not yet been transferred or reduced to synonymy

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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 06 December 2020.

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