Ceramium spiniferum Kützing 1849
Ceramium spiniferum Kützing 1849: 688
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
synonymous with C. flabelligerum (Dixon, 1959: 340). - (2 Oct 2014) - Wendy Guiry
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.
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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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.