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Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Genus Hormoceras

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Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
cross-section and surface view, North of Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
cross-section, North of Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
cross-section and surface view, Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2015,. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
cross-section, North of Galicia, Spain, 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
cross-section and surface view, Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2015,. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
Gayella flaccida, Ría de A. Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Igancio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
Hawaii; scale 200 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
Panama. Saboga-Las Perlas. In situ image showing the filamentous puff of G. flaccidium growing on coral tip that was previously damaged.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
Panama. Filaments with alternately branching and slightly incurved tips.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing
Panama. Joint showing rhizoid initiated from major joint cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

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Ceramium flaccidum (Harvey ex Kützing) Ardissone Hawaii; scale 200 µm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Hormoceras flaccidum Harvey ex Kützing 1862: 21, pl. 69, figs a-d

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1862). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. XII pp. i-iv, 1-30, 100 pls. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hormoceras is Hormoceras diaphanum (Lightfoot) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gayliella flaccida (Harvey ex Kützing) T.O.Cho & L.J.McIvor

Type information
Type locality: Ad oras britannicas prope Kilkee [Kilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland] (Kützing 1862: 21). Lectotype: "Harv. in litt." [W.H. Harvey]; L 940.265.55 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 59). Notes: Syntypes: L, BM, TCD.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Cho, T.O., Boo, S.M., Hommersand, M.H., Maggs, C.A., McIvor, L. & Fredericq, S. (2008). Gayliella gen. nov. in the tribe Ceramieae (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological evidence. Journal of Phycology 44: 721-738, 11 figs.

Key references
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1978). Southern Australian species of Ceramium Roth (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 29: 205-257, 15 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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