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Gelidium corneum var. pinnatum (Hudson) Turner 0

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Publication details
Gelidium corneum var. pinnatum (Hudson) Turner

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


Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
According to Lee & Kim (1995: 164), the authority for this variety is Kützing 1849: 764.

Distributional notes
Lee & Kim (1995: 164) note that Y.P Lee (1988) records G. corneum var. pinnatum Kützing from Korea but they consider this plant to be Pterocladia robusta. However, they note that the observation of cystocarps is needed to clarify the taxonomic position of the species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gelidium corneum var. pinnatum (Hudson) Turner)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Rodríguez y Femenías 1889, Garcías 1919).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930 ).

Asia: Korea (Lee & Kang 2001 ), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

Key references
Lee, H.-B. & Kim, J.-I. (1995). Notes on gelidiales species from Korea. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds. (Abbott, I.A. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 161-174. La Jolla, California: California Sea Grant College System.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 30 November 2020.

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