Ceramium fastigiatum f. flaccidum H.E.Petersen 1918

Publication Details
Ceramium fastigiatum f. flaccidum H.E.Petersen 1918: 241, fig. 231

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1918). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (4). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 241-304, Figs 231-307.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium cimbricum H.E.Petersen.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Virgin Islands: Christianssted's Lagoon, St. Croix; Bovoni Lagoon, St. Thomas; Coral Bay, St. Jan; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 22 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 09 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2024

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