Gloiocladia repens (C.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto 2007

Gloiocladia repens (C.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto

Current name: Gloiocladia repens (C.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2008; cystocarpsIgnacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Gloiocladia repens (C.Agardh) N.Sánchez & Rodríguez-Prieto 2007: 146, figs 1-36

Published in: Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Freshwater, D. W. & Sánchez, N. (2007). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Gloiocladia repens (C. Agardh) Sánchez et Rodríguez-Prieto comb. nov. (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta), with a taxonomic re-assessment of the genera Fauchea and Gloiocladia. European Journal of Phycology 42(2): 145-162, 38 Figs, 3 Tables.

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Publication date: May 2007

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloiocladia is Gloiocladia furcata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Sphaerococcus repens C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: near Cádiz, Spain; (Silva & al. 1996: 360) Lectotype: LD; 25705 (Rodríguez-Prieto, Freshwater & Sánchez 2007: 146)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 November 2007 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 31 May 2023

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