Ceramium japonicum Okamura 1896

Ceramothamnion japonicum (Okamura) M.J.Wynne & C.W.Schneider

Current name: Ceramothamnion japonicum (Okamura) M.J.Wynne & C.W.Schneider
Choshi, Chiba Prefecture, JapanYukihiko Serisawa (serisawa@scc.u-tokai.ac.jp)

Publication Details
Ceramium japonicum Okamura 1896: 38, pl. 3: figs 24-28

Published in: Okamura, K. (1896). Contribution to knowledge of the marine algae of Japan, II. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 10(110, 111): 21-28, 33-40.

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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 Ceramothamnion japonicum (Okamura) M.J.Wynne & C.W.Schneider.

Type Information
Syntype localities: Japan; both Pacific and Japan Sea coasts; Type: SAP; herb. Okamura (Yoshida 1998: 896)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Grows on Sargassum thunbergii, Rhodomela larix and on various other algae, between tide marks near high tide (Nakamura 1965: 155).

Created: 05 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 October 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

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