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Ceramium repens var. saxitale Bonnemaison 1828

Publication details
Ceramium repens var. saxitale Bonnemaison 1828: 140

Published in: Bonnemaison, T. (1828). Essai sur les hydrophytes loculées (ou articulées) de la famille des Épidermées et des Céramiées. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 16: 49-148, pls 3-8.

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 Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1985).

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 73) was uncertain of the taxonomic position of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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