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Ceramium spiniferum Kützing 1849

Publication details
Ceramium spiniferum Kützing 1849: 688

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Type information
Type locality: Ad Gades leg. Willkomm, ad Neapolin: Naegeli (317) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Willkomm (from Cadiz); L Herb. Lugd. Bat. 940.142.444 (Dixon 1959: 341). Notes: According to Dixon (1959: 341), C. spiniferum is based on specimens from England and the Atlantic coast of Spain and not on material from the Mediterranean.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
synonymous with C. flabelligerum (Dixon, 1959: 340). - (2 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. (1959). Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Florideae. I. Botaniska Notiser 112(3): 339-352.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 October 2014 by G.M. Guiry

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