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Ceramium reptans T.O.Cho & Fredericq

Publication details
Ceramium reptans T.O.Cho & Fredericq 2006: 496, figs 1-23

Published in: Cho, T.O. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Two creeping Ceramium species (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Florida Keys: C. reptans sp. nov. and recircumscription of C. codii (Richards) Mazoyer. Phycologia 45(5): 495-504.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Missouri Key-Ohio Key Channel, Florida Keys, Florida, USA (Cho, T.O. & Fredericq 2006: 496). Holotype: T.O. Cho and B.Y. Won; 31 October 2004; Epiphytic and co-occurring with C. codii on Hypnea spinella, in the drift. LAF 31. 10.2004-1-2(TC999-2) (Cho, T.O. & Fredericq 2006: 496). Notes: Holotype: tetrasporophyte. Isotypes: LAF-31.12.2004-1-2, tetrasporophytes, male gametophytes and vegetative thalli.

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Created: 25 October 2006 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Cho, T.O. & Fredericq, S. (2006). Two creeping Ceramium species (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Florida Keys: C. reptans sp. nov. and recircumscription of C. codii (Richards) Mazoyer. Phycologia 45(5): 495-504.

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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 21 May 2019.

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