Ceramium australe Sonder 1845
Ceramium australe Sonder 1845: 52
Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Western Australia, probably near Perth, Australia (Womersley 1978: 230). Lectotype: Preiss; on Haliptilon. LD 20679 (Womersley 1998: 407). Notes: Womersley (1998: 407) notes that the type is not located in MEL. According to Womersley (1978: 230), there are isotypes in LD (20679), on Corallina, selected as lectotype), TCD (on Laurencia), and S (on Corallina.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), south, southern (Stearn 1973).
Epiphytic on algae and seagrasses (Womersley 1978; 1998). - (2 Jan 2021) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 January 2021 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 27 September 2021.