Ceramium aciculare Roth 1806

Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq

Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) FredericqCooliva Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants on sandy rocks at MLWN - 28 April 2006. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ceramium aciculare Roth 1806: 114

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 Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq.

Type Information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea: "In variis submarinis corporibus"; Lectotype: Wulfen’'s (1803: 63) description in the absence of material (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 237)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), acicular, i.e., narrow, stiff, pointed like a needle (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 06 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2022

 
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