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Ceramium truncatum H.Petersen 1936

Publication details
Ceramium truncatum H.Petersen 1936: 91-92, figs. 11a, 11b, 12

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1936). Some marine algae from Ceylon. Ceylon Journal of Science Section A Botany 12: 57-96, 12 figs.

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: Galle, Sri Lanka (Børgesen 1936: 92). Type: Growing on Polyopes ligulatus.. (Børgesen 1936: 92).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), truncate, i.e., ending very abruptly as if cut straight across (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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