Callithamnion roseum var. tenue
Callithamnion roseum var. tenue Lyngbye 1819: 126
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aglaothamnion hookeri (Dillwyn) Maggs & Hommersand
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rose-coloured (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Faeroes (Dixon & Price 1981: 134). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Alg. Agardh 18997 (Dixon & Price 1981: 134). Notes: Other material: LD, Herb. Alg. Agardh 18994. C. Lyngbye, “hoyviig prope Thorshavn Faeroe", 11 June 1817. PC Lyngbye, Faeroe, undated, labelled “Callithamnion roseum ß tenue", in Lyngbye’s hand. Comments: Lyngbye and C. Agardh obviously exchanged material extensively; C. Agardh made use of exchange material as the basis for both Ceramium scopulorum and Callithamnion scopulorum (q.v.).
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2019.