Herpothamnion leptocladum ( ) Nägeli 1862
Herpothamnion leptocladum (Montagne) Nägeli 1862: 413
Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Antithamnion densum (Suhr) M.Howe
Callithamnion leptocladum Montagne
Type locality: Ile du Taud, Straits of Magellan (Athanasiadis 1996: 161). Type: D. d'Urville; on "Rhodymenia palmetta". PC (Athanasiadis 1996: 161).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with slender shoots.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Athanasiadis, A. (1996). Morphology and classification of the Ceramioideae (Rhodophyta) based on phylogenetic principles. Opera Botanica 128: -221.
Created: 12 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 October 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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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 15 April 2021.