Ceramium digitatum (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797
Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; lower-shore fronds - 26 March 2005. Michael Guiry (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ceramium digitatum (Hudson) Stackhouse 1797: xxiv, 390, 405
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1797). Nereis britannica; continens species omnes fucorum in insulis britannicis crescentium: descriptione latine et anglico, necnon iconibus ad vivum depictis... Fasc. 2. pp. ix-xxiv, 31-70, pls IX-XIII. Bathoniae [Bath] & Londini [London]: S. Hazard; J. White.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Laminaria digitata (Hudson) J.V.Lamouroux.
Fucus digitatus Hudson
Type locality: Habitat in rupibus marinis [Dwells on marine rocks, England]; (Hudson 1762: 475)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), digitate, with leaflets radiating from tip of leaf-stalk (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 29 August 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023