Ceramium floridulum (Dillwyn) C.Agardh 1817
Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) FeldmannRhodothamniella floridula Clougher Strand, Co. Kerry, Ireland - 11 August 2010. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Ceramium floridulum (Dillwyn) C.Agardh 1817: xvii
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann.
Conferva floridula Dillwyn
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
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.
Last updated: 05 April 2017
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