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Ceramium violaceum var. tenuius Roth 1806

Publication details
Ceramium violaceum var. tenuius Roth 1806: 151

Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. 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 Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Type information
Type locality: Britain (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Savoie & Saunders (2019: 13), Ceramium violaceum var. tenue Roth is a synonym of Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Dillwyn) Savoie & Saunders. - (14 Mar 2019) - 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.

Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

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M.D. 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 27 September 2021.

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