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Ceramium nodosum (Kützing) A.W.Griffiths & Harvey

Publication details
Ceramium nodosum (Kützing) A.W.Griffiths & Harvey in Harvey 1847: pl. 90

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls LXXIX-CXLIV [79-144]. London: Reeve & Benham.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth

Basionym
Hormoceras nodosum Kützing

Type information
Syntype localities: Golfo di Genova and Trieste, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 395).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), knotted, knobbly (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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