Ceramium violaceum var. nigrescens ( ) Wahlenberg 1826
Ceramium violaceum var. nigrescens (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826: 903
Published in: Wahlenberg, G. (1826). Flora suecica: enumerans plantas sueciae indigenas cum synopsi classium ordinumque, characteribus generum, differentiis specierum, synonymis citationibusque selectis, locis regionibusque natalibus, descriptionibus habitualibus nomina incolarum et qualitates plantarum illustrantibus:post Linnæum edita. Pars posterior. pp. 429-1117. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: suis impensis excudebant Palmblad & C.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata fucoides (Hudson) Kuntze
Conferva nigrescens Hudson
Syntype localities: England: St. Ives, Cornwall and Exmouth, Devon (Silva & al. 1996: 541).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Created: 01 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 11 March 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 May 2021.