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Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura 1950

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


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Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 27 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura
1. Fragment showing straight branches in the upper part. 2. Habit. Russia, Peter the Great Bay.. 29 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).


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Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura 1950: 166, figs 6, 7

Published in: Nakamura, Y. (1950). New Ceramium and Campylaephora from Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 3: 155-172.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Campylaephora is Campylaephora hypnaeoides J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ceramium crassum Okamura

Type information
Type locality: Tyoshi, Enoshima, Japan (Boo & Yoshida 1991: 97). Lectotype: January 1923; SAP (Boo & Yoshida 1991: 97). Notes: Herbarium: Herb. Universitatis Imperialis Tokioensis (TI), now on loan to Hokkaido University (SAP).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium crassum Okamura 1930

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Ceramium boreale Okamura
Ceramium cymosum Okamura
Campylaephora crassa f. cymosa Nakamura 1950
Campylaephora crassa f. elongata Nakamura 1950

General environment
This is a marine species.

Always epiphytic, on various algae growing in the intertidal belt (Nakamura 1965).

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Key references
Belous, O.S., Titlyanova, T.V. & Titlyanov, E.A. (2013). Morskiye rasteniya bukhty Troitsy i smezhnykh akvatorii radno (Zaliv Petra Velikogo, Yaponskoye more) [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. 263, profusely illustrated. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]

Boo, S.-M. & Yoshida, T. (1991). Typification of three names in Campylaephora (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae). Taxon 40: 95-99.

Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Kim, H.-S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 6 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae II (Corticated Species), Dasyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-191, figs 1-132. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Nakamura, Y. (1965). Species of the genera Ceramium and Campylaephora, especially those of northern Japan. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 5(2): 119-180.

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. & Titlyanova, T.V. (2012). Morskiye rasteniya stran Aziatsko-Tikhookeanskogo regiona, ikh ispol'zovaniye i kul'tivirovaniye [Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation]. pp. 376, 52 numbered figures, 162 plates. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]

Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.

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Boo, S.M. (1992). A taxonomic appraisal on Campylaephora crassa (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Korean Journal of Phycology 7(1): 7-12, 3 figs.
Boo, S.M., Fredriksen, S., Rueness, J. & Lee, I.K. (1991). Field and culture studies on the life history of Campylaephora crassa (Okamura) Nakamura) Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 34: 437-445, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Seo, K.S. & Boo, S.M. (2005). Comparative morphology and seasonality of Campylaephora borealis and C. crassa (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae 20(4): 325-331, 5 figs, 5 tables.

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