Ceramium spongiosum ( ) Wahlenberg 1826
Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh Point Lonsdale, Victoria, Australia; on sandy rock
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Ceramium spongiosum (Hudson) Wahlenberg 1826: 905
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladostephus spongiosus (Hudson) C.Agardh
Conferva spongiosa Hudson
Type locality: England (Silva & al. 1996: 574). Lectotype: BM (Womersley 1987: 185).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1973).
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.
Created: 27 June 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2021.