Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse 1797
Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.MohrSilver Strand, Galway Bay, Ireland; spermatangial plant - 05 April 2012. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
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.
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.
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus
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).
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 01 February 2023