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Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Callithamnion

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Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh
microscope, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh
microscope, spermatangial branches, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh
microscope, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh
microscope, Ártabra, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2009; tetrasporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh
Poulsallagh, Co. Clare, Ireland. 07 Aug 2008. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ártabra, 2005, intertidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh Poulsallagh, Co. Clare, Ireland
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluzeau) C.Agardh 1828: 177

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1828). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Voluminis secundi. Sectio prior. pp. [i]-lxxvi, [i]-189. Gryphiae [Greifswald]: sumptibus Ernesti Mauriti [Ernst Mauritius].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Ceramium granulatum Ducluzeau

Type information
Type locality: Sètge, Hérault, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 384).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium granulatum Ducluzeau 1805

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion spongiosum Harvey 1833
Callithamnion harveyanum J.Agardh 1841
Callithamnion grande J.Agardh 1842

Distributional notes
Nielsen & Gunnarsson (2001: 92) record this species as being an excluded species for the Faroe Islands.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Tufted, purplish to bleached yellow fronds, filaments uniseriate, corticated below, to 150 mm long. Main axis much branched, irregularly and repeatedly, all thickly clothed with short, repeatedly dichotomous ramuli with wide axils. Articulations 2-3 times as long as broad.

Habitat
Typically epiphytic on Corallina officinalis, also mussels, lower intertidal, on exposed coasts, widely distributed but more common on south and west coasts, largely replaced by C. arbuscula in the north.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dixon, P.S. & Price, J.H. (1981). The genus Callithamnion (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae) in the British Isles. Bulletin of the Britsh Museum (Natural History), Botany 9: 99-141.

Kamenarska, Z., Ivanova, A., Stancheva, R., Stoyneva, M., Stefanov, K., Dimitrova-Konaklieva, S. & Popov, S. (2006). Volatile compounds from some Black Sea red algae and their chemotaxonomic application. Botanica Marina 49: 47-56.

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.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]

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References
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Pérez-Cirera, J.L. (1978). Notas sobre la vegetación bentónica del litoral de la Península Ibérica. I. Las comunidades de Ceramium shuttleworthianum (Kutz.) Rabenh. y Callithamnion granulatum (Ducluz.) C. Ag. de zonas batidas del Atlántico. Anal. Inst. Bot. Cavanilles 35: 5-28.

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