Ceramium gracillimum & ex 1848
Ceramium gracillimum Griffiths & Harvey ex Harvey 1848: pl. 206
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium flaccidum (Harvey ex Kützing) Ardissone
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nakamura (1965: 136) cites Ceramium gracillimum (Kützing) Griffiths & Harvey. - (11 Aug 2009) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Grows on rocks or Ulva. Gelidium, Corallina, Laurencia, Phyllospadix and Zostera, etc. (Nakamura 1965).
Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Nakamura, Y. (1965). Species of the genera Ceramium and Campylaephora, especially those of northern Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 5(2): 119-180.
Created: 14 January 2009 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 04 June 2010 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.