Ceramium elongatum ( ) 1800
Polysiphonia elongata (Hudson) Sprengel Ría de Vivero, Galicia, Spain, 2006; TS showing axial and periaxial cells with cortex
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Ceramium elongatum (Hudson) Roth 1800: 178
Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Carradoriella elongata (Hudson) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Conferva elongata Hudson
Type locality: "Habitat in littoribus marinis frequens." [England] (Hudson 1762: 484). Lectotype: BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 327).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva, Basson & Moe (1996) treats this as a species separate from Ceramium rubrum.
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
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
Created: 03 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 March 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2021.