Ceramium esculentum ( )
Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville Blue Lagoo, Co. Sligo, Ireland; plants on a rock platform at low water with Palmaria palmata
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Alaria esculenta (Linnaeus) Greville
Fucus esculentus Linnaeus
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Widdowson 1971: 31). Lectotype: LINN 1274.63 (Widdowson 1971: 31).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), edible (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.