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Gelidium ramelliferum Kützing 1863

Publication details
Gelidium ramelliferum Kützing 1863: 16

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 Gelidiella acerosa (Forsskål) Feldmann & Hamel

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: 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.

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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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2020.

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