Gelidium crinale (Hare ex Turner) Gaillon 1828

Gelidium crinale (Hare ex Turner) Gaillon

Gelidium crinale (Hare ex Turner) GaillonNorth of Spain, 2010 - 08 November 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Gelidium crinale (Hare ex Turner) Gaillon 1828: 362

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, édition 2 [F. Cuvier] 53: 350-406, 3 tables.

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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.

Fucus crinalis Hare ex Turner

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Ilfracombe, Devonshire, England; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 140) Lectotype (provisional): R. Hare; BM ex K; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 140) Notes: Dawson (1953: 64) notes holotype is not designated but may be considered to be a specimen without locality data from the Turner Herbarium, now in Kew, England. It is annotated "This is Turner's idea of G. crinale and may be taken as the type. f. W.A.S." An isotype fragment of this specimen is on sheet 55234 in HAHF. Silva et al. (1996: 137) note that Fucus crinalis was lectotypified by Dawson (1953: 64), who, however cited "Rocks at Kilmouth, Cornwall, England" as the provenance of the lectotype specimen and that the error was corrected by Dixon & L. Irvine (1977a: 140).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of the hair (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Forms dense turfs where covered by frequent wave-wash or in pools, on coasts of moderate to strong wave action and often subject to sandy conditions (Womersley & Guiry 1994: 133).

Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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