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Gelidium decompositum Setchell & Gardner 1924

Publication details
Gelidium decompositum Setchell & Gardner 1924: 743, pl. 71

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.
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Publication date: "May 13, 1924"

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), divided more than once (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Francisquito Bay, Lower California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 743). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (No. 23); June; Growing on rocks in the lower littoral belt. Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1344 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 743).

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Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). XXIX Expedition of the California Academy of Sciences to the Gulf of California in 1921. The marine algae. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Fourth Series 12(29): 695-949, pls 12-88, map.

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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.

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