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Ceramium excellens J.Agardh 1894

Publication details
Ceramium excellens J.Agardh 1894: 48

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Tamar R. mouth, Tasmania, Australia (Womersley 1998: 399). Lectotype: Oakden; Herb. Agardh, LD 21757 (Womersley 1998: 399).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium torulosum J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Appears to be a deep water species (Womersley 1978: 225).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium excellens J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1998), Tasmania (Womersley 1998), Victoria (Womersley 1998).

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1978). Southern Australian species of Ceramium Roth (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 29: 205-257, 15 figs.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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