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Gelidium clavatum Okamura, nom. illeg. 1934

Publication details
Gelidium clavatum Okamura 1934: 61, pl. 28; pl. 32: figs 4-6, nom. illeg.

Published in: Okamura, K. (1934). On Gelidium and Pterocladia of Japan. Journal of the Imperial Fisheries Institute, Tokyo 29: 47-67, Plates 16-33.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium is Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidium kintaroi Yamada

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Abbott, I.A. & McDermid, K., Eds (2002). Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species Volume VIII. pp.xviii + 332 La Jolla: California Sea Grant College Program.

Key references
Xia, B.M., Tseng, C.K. & Wang, Y.Q. (2002). Synopsis of the Chinese species of Gelidium (Gelidiales, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 183-205. La Jolla: California Sea Grant College.

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