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Ceramium gracillimum var. byssoideum Mazoyer 1938

Publication details
Ceramium gracillimum var. byssoideum Mazoyer 1938: 323

Published in: Mazoyer, G. (1938). Les Céramiacées de l'Afrique du Nord. Bulletin de la Société de l'Histoire naturelle de l'Afrique du Nord 29: 317-331.

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 Gayliella mazoyerae T.O.Cho, Fredericq & Hommersand

Type information
Type locality: Key West, Florida (Dawson 1962: 57). Type: W. H. Harvey; epiphytic on "gorgoniae". (Dawson 1962: 57). Notes: According to Dawson (1962: 57) the type collection is probably located in Harvey Herbarium, Dublin, Ireland.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very slender (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
C. gracillimum var. byssoideum (Harvey) Mazoyer 1938: 323 (Nakamura 1965; Womersley 1978). - (11 Aug 2009) - Wendy Guiry

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
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

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.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

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

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