Ceramium plicatum (Hudson) Roth

Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries

Current name: Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; showing carposporangial swellings - 29 March 2012. M.D. Guiry (mikeguiry@me.com)

Publication Details
Ceramium plicatum (Hudson) Roth

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.

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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 Ahnfeltia plicata (Hudson) E.M.Fries.

Fucus plicatus Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat in littoribus marinis [Dwells on marine shores, England]; (Hudson 1762: 470) Lectotype: BM; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 213) Notes: Lectotype: BM. An unlocalized, undated Hudson specimen accepted as of provisional lectotype status. England.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), folded into pleats or furrows, usually longitudinally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 January 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 January 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2023

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