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IOC entry for Gelidium abbottiorum

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Gelidium Lamouroux, nom. cons.

* Gelidium abbottiorum R. Norris

Gelidium abbottiorum R. Norris, 1990b: 41, figs. 2, 3, 7, 8 (type locality: Widenham, Natal, South Africa).—R. Norris, 1992d: 11, fig. 1.— Farrell, Critchley, & Aken, 1993: 153.— Branch et al., 1994: 330, pl. 157.2.— Freshwater, Fredericq, & Hommersand, 1995: 618.— Woelkerling & Verheij, 1995: 68–69.

Misapplied names:

Gelidium amansii.—Stephenson, 1944: 301, 350.— Stephenson, 1947: 303.— Papenfuss, 1952: 175.— Seagrief, 1967: 84, pl. [34].— Simons, 1969: 258, fig. (s.n.).— Jackson, 1976: 15, 33.— Seagrief, 1977: 74, 90.— Simons, 1977: 51, fig. 151.— Brown & Jarman, 1978: 1256, 1257, 1259.— Beckley & McLachlan, 1979: 179, fig. 7.— Joubert & Hanekom, 1980: appendices 1, 3.— Seagrief, 1980: 24.— Bolton, 1986: 254.— Lambert & Steinke, 1986b: 213.— Bolton & Stegenga, 1987: 167, 174.— R. Norris, Hommersand, & Fredericq, 1987: 376–378, figs. 9, 11.— Seagrief, 1988: 37, 48, fig. 5:6.— Stegenga, 1988: 383.— R. Anderson, Simons, & Jarman, 1989: 288.— R. Anderson & Stegenga, 1989: 303.— Bolton & Stegenga, 1990: 234, 237.— R. Anderson et al., 1991: 56.— Levy, Maxim, & Friedlander, 1992: 300, table 1.

Gelidium asperum.—Hohenacker, 1862 [1852–1862]: no. 557 (in part), no. 558.

Gelidium rigidum.—Hohenacker, 1862 [1852–1862]: no. 560.— Kützing, 1868: 16, pl. 44: figs. d–g.— Delf & Michell, 1921: 104.— Eyre, Broekhuysen, & Crichton, 1938: 89, 92, 107.— Eyre & Stephenson, 1938: 28–30.— Stephenson, Stephenson, & Bright, 1938: 5.— Stephenson, 1939: 534.

Gelidium australe.—Barton, 1893: 172.

Gelidium cartilagineum var. setaceum.—Barton, 1893: 172.

INDIAN OCEAN DISTRIBUTION: South Africa.

Note: The misapplication of Gelidium amansii was noted by R. Norris (1990b: 41), that of G. asperum, G. rigidum, G. australe, and G. cartilagineum var. setaceum by Papenfuss (1952: 175; notes).

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