Ceramium penicillatum Areschoug 1849: 678
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).
Gongroceras penicillatum (Areschoug) J.Agardh 1851
Ceramium fruticulosum f. penicillatum (Areschoug) Petersen 1908
Hormoceras fruticulosum Kützing 1841
Ceramium fruticulosum (Kützing) J.Agardh 1894
Ceramium penicillatum f. fasciculatum Kylin 1907
Ceramium fruticulosum f. dichotomum H.Petersen 1911
Taxon inquirendum (Furnari, pers. comm.).
Combination also proposed by Bertoloni in Moris, 1829, Stirpium sardoarum elenchus 2: 23, but it was illegitimate [INA] - (6 Jun 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
This is a marine species.
Created: 09 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 February 2020.