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Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Ceramiaceae
Subfamily Ceramioideae
Tribe Ceramieae
Genus Ceramium

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Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; epiphytic on Amphibolis antarctica. 23 Apr 2019. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh
1. The upper portion of branches with circinate tips. 2. Tips with slender hairs. 3. Prostrate axis with rhizoids. 4. Natural habitat, low intertidal (Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). Insert: habit.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

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Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh 1. The upper portion of branches with circinate tips. 2. Tips with slender hairs. 3. Prostrate axis with rhizoids. 4. Natural habitat, low intertidal (Nhatrang Bay, Vietnam). Insert: habit.
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Ceramium macilentum J.Agardh 1894: 15

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1894). Analecta algologica. Continuatio II. Acta Universitatis Lundensis Afd. 2 30(7): 1-99, 1 plate.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thin, meagre (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium mazatlanense E.Y.Dawson 1950

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Appears to be moderately common in regions of slight water movement (Womersley 1978: 233).

Type information
Type locality: Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia (Agardh 1894: 15). Holotype: J.B.Wilson; LD herb. alg. Agardh 20616 (Womersley 1998: 408).

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Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]

Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. [1]-376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

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. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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