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Ceramium fastigiatum Roussel, nom. illeg. 1806

Publication details
Ceramium fastigiatum Roussel 1806: 87, nom. illeg.

Published in: Roussel, H.F.A. (1806). Flore du Calvados et terreins adjacents, composée suivant la méthode de Jussieu, comparée avec de celle de Tournefort et de Linné. IIe Edition, dans lequelle les cryptogames sont distribuées par séries, où l'on a rénui quelques genres nouveaux. pp. [1]6-340, [2]. Caen: De l'imprimerie de F. Poisson, rue Froide-Rue.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Silva, Basson & Moe (1996): "Another earlier homonym [of Ceramium fastigiatum Harvey, 1834b: 303-304] is C. fastigiatum Roth (1800a: 463), a superfluous name for Conferva polymorpha Linnaeus (1753: 1167; type locality: "in Mari Europaeo"). The identity of the species to which C. polymorpha applies is equivocal. Ellis (1768: 424, pl. XVIII: figs. a, A, b, B, B1) described and figured an alga by this name (but without authorship) that clearly is representative of Polysiphonia, and on this basis Duby (1830: 965) made the combination P. polymorpha (Linnaeus) Duby. Tandy (1931), however, presented evidence that Linnaeus had in hand a green alga of uncertain identity. A third earlier homonym is Ceramium fastigiatum Roussel (1806: 87; type locality: Calvados, France), applied to a species of unknown identity."

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Yabu, H., Notoya, M. & Fukui, K. (1981). Nuclear division in Ceramium fastigiatum Harvey and Sorella repens (Okam.) Hollenberg (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 221-224.

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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 16 September 2021.

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