1. Ceramium is a genus of red algae (or Rhodophyta). It is a large genus with at least 15 species in the British Isles.
2. Reproduction: the species is dioecious forming spermatangia and carpogonia. The fertilised carpogonium develops growing parasitically attached to the female plant. Tetraspores are born in the cortical bands.
Jun Yu, Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Submitted to 1000 Plant (1KP) Transcriptomes.