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Ceramium virgatum J.D.Hooker & Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Ceramium virgatum J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1848: 445, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1848). Algae Novae Zelandiae. (Supplementum primum.). London Journal of Botany 7: 443-445.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twiggy, long and slender or streaked, rod-like (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: later homonym of Ceramium virgatum Roth, 1797. - (3 Feb 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 25 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.

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