Ceramium tomentosum ( ) 1800
Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) Kützing Murles Point, Co. Donegal, Ireland; on Fucus in pools
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Ceramium tomentosum (Hudson) Roth 1800: 468
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1800). Tentamen florae Germanicae continens enumerationem plantarum in Germania sponte nascentium. Tomus III. Pars prior. pp. [i]-vii, 1-578. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: In Bibliopolio Gleditschiano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) Kützing
Conferva tomentosa Hudson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Van den Hoek (1963: 94) notes a synonomy between this species and Cladophora albida (Hudson) Kützing.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Roth, A.W. (1800). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus secundus cum tabulis aeneis. IX. pp. [i-x], [i]-258, [1-2, add.], [1-2 index icon.], [1-5, index, 6-7 err., 8 note], IX pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio lo. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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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 12 August 2020.