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Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Palmariales
Family Palmariaceae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Alaria esculenta, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; worn plants in late summer. 28 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Alaria esculenta Clougher Strand, Co. Kerry, Ireland. 11 Aug 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore plants. 28 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; 2-3 m long plants at MLWS plants; modeled by Stefan Kraan. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; close-up of frond with mid-rib. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fertile sporophylls; dark areas are zoosporangial sori. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; fronds exposed at low water; 16-mm lens. 18 Apr 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville Blue Lagoo, Co. Sligo, Ireland; plants on a rock platform at low water with Palmaria palmata
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Ceramium esculentum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville

Basionym
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 18 January 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 16 February 2019.

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