Ceramium puberulum Sonder 1845
Ceramium puberulum Sonder Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 500 µm
© J.M. Huisman
Ceramium puberulum 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 (Silva & al. 1996: 401). (Womersley 1998: 389). Notes: Womersley (1998: 389) notes that no specimen is located in MEL and that there are isotypes located in TCD and LD (20753).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), covered with somewhat downy hairs.
Ceramium monile var. crassius J.Agardh 1851
Ceramium puberulum var. crassius (J.Agardh) J.Agardh 1876
Ceramium monile J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Celeceras monile (Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849
Ceramium puberulum var. monile (Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh 1876
Ceramium puberulum f. spinosissima Reinbold 1898
This is a marine species.
A common epiphyte on Posidonia, less frequently found on Amphibolis (Womersley 1978: 217).
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, -435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.
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: 17 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in 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.