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Gelidium howei Acleto 1973

Publication details
Gelidium howei Acleto 1973: 27-30, figs 72-74, 78-82

Published in: Acleto, O.C. (1973). Las algas marinas del Perú. Boletin de la Sociedad Peruana de Botánica 6: 1-164.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Eponomy
Named for Marshall Avery Howe (1867-1936), American botanist and phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Rodríguez, D. & Santelices, B. (1988). Separation of Gelidium and Pterocladia on vegetative characters. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds With reference to some Pacific and Caribbean Species Vol. II. (Abbott, I.A. Eds), pp. 115-125. La Jolla: Sea Grant College Program, University of California.

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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 20 October 2020.

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