Ceramium floridulum (Dillwyn) C.Agardh 1817

Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann

Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) FeldmannRhodothamniella floridula Clougher Strand, Co. Kerry, Ireland - 11 August 2010. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Ceramium floridulum (Dillwyn) C.Agardh 1817: xvii

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.

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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceramium is Ceramium virgatum Roth.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann.

Basionym
Conferva floridula Dillwyn

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Rocks on the Sea shore. On the Galway Coast; Dr. Scott. On the Antrim Coast; Mr. Mackay." [Ireland]; (Dillwyn 1809: 73) Lectotype: BM; (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 45) Notes: Type locality: Galway coast, Ireland; Holotype (cited as lectotype in Diaz-Tapia, 2014): NMW (fide Woelkerling, 1971: 31). "Dr Scott" was probably Robert Scott (ca 1757-1808), Professor of Botany at Trinity College Dublin from 1800 to 1808. Mr MacKay was James Townsend MacKay (ca 1775-1862), first curator of the [Trinity] College Botanic Gardens, then at Ballsbridge, Dublin, from 1808, and an Assistant at TCD from 1806. [Woelkerling 1971: 31 cites NMW but later publications cite BM (Dixon & Irvine, 1977: 97; Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley, 1994: 45)].

Origin of Species Name
(Latin), a diminutive of floridus meaning, somewhat blooming

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 05 April 2017

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