Ceramium fastigiatum Harvey, nom. illeg. 1834

Publication Details
Ceramium fastigiatum Harvey, nom. illeg. 1834: 303

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.

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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 Ceramium cimbricum H.E.Petersen.

Type Information
Type locality: "In mari Britannico"; (Silva & al. 1996: 391)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Grows on Zostera in sandy areas, in calm seas, in association with Ulva and Sphacelaria, etc. (Nakamura 1965).

Created: 12 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2022

 
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