Gelidium japonicum (Harvey) Okamura 1901

Gelidium japonicum (Harvey) Okamura

Current name: Gelidium japonicum (Harvey) Okamura
Sotogawa-cho, Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Chiba UniversityHideki Haga (

Publication Details
Gelidium japonicum (Harvey) Okamura 1901: 57, pl. 21

Published in: Okamura, K. (1901). Nihon kaiso zusetsu. Illustrations of the marine algae of Japan. Vol. I pp. 15-26, pls VI-X. Tokyo: Keigyosha & Co., 1, Urajimbocho, Kanda.

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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.

Suhria japonica Harvey

Type Information
Type locality: Shimoda; (Masuda & al. 1995: 200) Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD; (Masuda & al. 1995: 200, fig. 33) Notes: Original collection locality of the lectotype specimen is probably Shimoda, where the species grows abundantly on rocks from the lower intertidal to the upper subtidal zone (Masuda et al. 1995: 200).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 18 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 14 December 2008

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 14 December 2008. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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