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Gelidium elegans Kützing 1868

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gelidiales
Family Gelidiaceae
Genus Gelidium

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Gelidium elegans Kützing
1. Habit. 2. Fragment. 3. Upper subtidal (Amakusa Island, Japan), April 2013.. 06 Dec 2017.

Gelidium elegans Kützing
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Basal parts. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium elegans Kützing
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium elegans Kützing
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium elegans Kützing
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium elegans Kützing
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Longitudinal section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

Gelidium elegans Kützing
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University. Transverse section of frond. Hideki Haga. © Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp).

 

Dictyota guineënsis (Kützing) P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Gelidium elegans Kützing Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba University
© Hideki Haga (902180827@office.chiba-u.jp)

Publication details
Gelidium elegans Kützing 1868: 18, pl. 52: figs c, d

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1868). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XVIII pp. [i-iii], 1-35, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gelidium amansii f. elegans (Kützing) Okamura 1934

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: in mari Japanico, prope Yokohama (Kützing 1868: 18). Holotype: von Martens; L 941.46.342 (Yoshida 1998: 634).

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Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Norris, R.E. (1990). A critique on the taxonomy of an important agarophyte, Gelidium amansii. Japanese Journal of Phycology 38: 35-42, 9 figs, 1 table.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

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