Ceramium riosmenae B.Y.Won & T.O.Cho 2011

Publication Details
Ceramium riosmenae B.Y.Won & T.O.Cho 2011: 290, figs 1-4

Published in: Won, B.Y. & Cho, T.O. (2011). Ceramium riosmenae sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta): a new complete corticated species on Gracilaria from Baja California Sur, Mexico. Algae 26(4): 289-297.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Estero Santo Domingo, López Nateos, Bahía Magdalena, Baja Californica Sur, México; (Won & Cho 2011: 290) Holotype: T.O.Cho and R.R.Rodriguez; 1 June 2000; 1 m subtidal zone; CUK; 245 (Won & Cho 2011: 290) Notes: Isotypes: Estero Santo Domingo, López Na- teos, Bahía Magdalena, B. C. S., Mexico (T. O. Cho and R. R. Rodriguez, 1 June 2000, CNUK C005121, tetrasporangial; C005110, female; C005111, male and female; C005114, tetrasporangial and female).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Thalli epiphytic, erect, 0.7-2.0 cm high, attached to the host by short, branched, penetrating rhizoids, dichoto- mously branched; branching interval 8-16 nodes for main axes, 7-15 nodes for lateral axes; cortication complete; 7-8 periaxial cells each producing five cortical initials; rhizoids produced from periaxial cells, elongate, multicellular; tetrasporangia cruciately divided, completely immersed in the cortex; spermatangia in clusters near the apices; the spermatangial parent cells borne on outermost cortical cells; cystocarps produced near the apices, surrounded by 5-6 involucral branchlets.

Created: 16 December 2011 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 December 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 December 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

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