Gelidium radicans (Bory) Kützing 1849
Gelidium radicans (Bory) Kützing 1849: 767
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Publication date: 23-24 July 1849
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium rigidum var. radicans (Bory) J.Agardh
Sphaerococcus radicans Bory
Type locality: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 150).
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (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.
Created: 23 May 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 25 October 2020.