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Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828

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 cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 08 Oct 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Cabo de Palos, Murcia, Spain. 14 Sep 2014. Isabel Rubio Perez. © marmenormarmayor.es.

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Madeira. Peter Wirtz. © Peter Wirtz (peterwirtz2004@yahoo.com ).

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Cape Griz Nez France; Saunders GWS000254. 21 Aug 1997. Gary Saunders . © Gary Saunders (gws@unb.ca).

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds at low water. 22 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS. 29 Mar 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks; apices, some with tetrasporangia. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks epiphytic on corallines; a smaller entity that may be new. 11 Aug 2002. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rocks epiphytic on corallines; a smaller entity that may be new
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Gelidium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) Gaillon 1828: 15

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles [Levrault] 53: 350-406, Tables 1-3.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Plocamium cartilagineum (Linnaeus) P.S.Dixon

Basionym
Fucus cartilagineus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "In Oceano australiore" (but probably northern Europe) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 340). Lectotype: L 910, 184...14 (Womersley 1994: 389). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Dixon (1967: 55-57). Northern Europe (Womersley 1994: 389).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cartilaginous, flexible but firm and tough (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names used in commerce, often for edible algae
China moss {Eng}; Japanischer agar-agar {Ger}; "moss, China"

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Source of current name
Dixon, P.S. (1967). The typification of Fucus cartilagineus L. and F. corneus Huds. Blumea 15: 55-62.

Key references
Børgesen, F. (1943). Some marine algae from Mauritius. III. Rhodophyceae. Part 2. Gelidiales, Cryptonemiales, Gigartinales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 19(1): 1-85, 42 figs, 1 plate.

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References
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Guzmán Del Proo, S. A. & De La Campa De Guzmán, S. (1969). Investigaciones sobre Gelidium cartilagineum en la costa occidental de Baja California, México. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 6: 179-186.

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