Gelidium ramelliferum Kützing
Gelidium ramelliferum Kützing 1863: 16
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel
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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.
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.