Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamourouxlongitudinal section, Barizo, Galicia, Spain, 2010 - 08 November 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gelidium corneum (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux 1813: 129
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gelidium.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Fucus corneus Hudson
Type locality: Devonshire, England; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9) Type: D. Miller; BM (ex herb. Buddle, Sloane collection); (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 9)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), horny, hard and close-textured but not brittle (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 December 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022