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Echinocaulon ramelliferum (Kützing) Kützing

Publication details
Echinocaulon ramelliferum (Kützing) Kützing 1868: 14, pl. 39: figs d-f

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 (lectotype) of the genus Echinocaulon is Echinocaulon rigidum (M.Vahl) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel

Basionym
Gelidium ramelliferum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Baláde, New caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 541). Holotype: Vieillard; L 941,11-63 (barcode L 0055886) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 541). Notes: Holotype #2061. Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 541) note that Kützing (1868: 14) specifically cited the Vieillard sheet # 2061 and this is the same specimen as used by him to prepare fig. 39d, e. It is thus the holotype. See also type data for Echinocaulon ramelliferum (Kützing) Kützing.

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: Baláde, New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Type: Vieillard; L 941,11-63 (barcode L 0055886) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Notes: Type: Vieillard # 2061. See also type data for Gelidium ramelliferum Kützing.

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Source of current name
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.

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