Ceramium violaceum Roth 1797: 150, pl. 8, fig. 2
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Polysiphonia fucoides (Hudson) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of synonymy
Kapraun, D.F. & Rueness, J. (1981). The genus Polysiphonia (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae) in Scandinavia. Giornale Botanico Italiano 117: 1-30.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Ceramium&species=violaceum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Ceramium&Species=violaceum
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.