Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.MohrSilver Strand, Co. Galway, Ireland; fisheye lens; old plants at the end of the season - 01 September 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv

Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ceramium.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.

Basionym
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: ""Ad oras atlantica""; (Linnaeus 1753: 1162) Lectotype: L; 910.184.2889 (Irvine & Guiry 1983: 68) Notes: Linnaeus's description was taken from Van Royen (1740) and a lectotype has been selected from his herbarium (which Linnaeus examined).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 September 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 April 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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