Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux

Current name: Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
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Publication Details
Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 129

Published in: Lamouroux, J.V.F. (1813). Essai sur les genres de la famille des Thalassiophytes non articulées. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 20: 21-47, 115-139, 267-293, plates 7-13.

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Publication date: 1813

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium.

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

Fucus corneus Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: Devonshire, England; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9) Type: D. Miller; BM (ex herb. Buddle, Sloane collection); (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 12 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 July 2024

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