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Ceramium australe Sonder 1845

Publication details
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.
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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
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Gongroceras australe (Sonder) K├╝tzing 1849
Episperma australis (Sonder) Kuntze 1891
Apona australis (Sonder) Kuntze 1898

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on algae and seagrasses (Womersley 1978; 1998). - (2 Jan 2021) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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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