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Ceramium cliftonianum J.Agardh 1876

Publication details
Ceramium cliftonianum J.Agardh 1876: 93

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], [1]-724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876

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 (Silva & al. 1996: 392). Holotype: Harvey; Herb. Agardh, LD 20690 (Womersley 1998: 415).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Apona cliftoniana (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1898

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium ramulosum Hooker & Harvey 1847
Gongroceras ramulosum (Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849

General environment
This is a marine species.

From 1 to 35 m depth, occurring as tufts or often entangled masses of slender filaments, moderate water movement (Womersley 1978: 241).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Ceramium cliftonianum J.Agardh)
Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Millar & Kraft 1993), New Zealand (Nelson 2012), Queensland (Lewis 1984), South Australia (Womersley 1998), Tasmania (Womersley 1998), Victoria (Womersley 1998), Western Australia (Huisman & Walker 1990, 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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