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Ceramium comptum Børgesen 1924

Publication details
Ceramium comptum Børgesen 1924: 28, fig. 10

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine Algae. In: Plants from Beata Island, St. Domingo, collected by C.H. Ostenfeld. (Botanical results of the Dana-Expedition 1921-22, No. 1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 4(7): 14-35, 17 figs.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Beata Island, Dominican Republic (Silva & al. 1996: 393).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), adorned, ornamented, with a headdress (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Feldmann, G. (1950). Sur quelques Céramiacées de Nouvelle-Zelande. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Série 2 22: 131-141, 307-314, 13 figs.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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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