Stenogramma interruptum (C. )
Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne White Point, Cork Harbour, Ireland; drift, with tetrasporangia
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Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne 1846: 483
Published in: Montagne, J.F.C. (1846). Note sur le genre Stenogramma Harv., de la famille des Floridées. Revue Botanique [Duchartre] 1: 481-483.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Delesseria interrupta C.Agardh
Type locality: Ad Gades, unde misit Cabrera [Cadiz, Spain] (Agardh 1822: 179). Lectotype: Cabrera; Herb. Agardh, LD 24295 (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 260).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), interrupted, not continued (Stearn 1973).
Delesseria interrupta C.Agardh 1822
Nitophyllum stipitatum Suhr 1841
Taylor (1945) and a number of other authors cite this species as Stenogramma interrupta (C. Agardh) Montagne.
epilithic, sublittoral to 13 m, in sheltered areas on small stones among gravel and mud (Dixon & Irvine, 1977). - (19 Jun 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne)
English: Papery Fan Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
Cartilaginous, flattened, bright red fronds, to 70 mm high, shortly stipitate from discoid base. Lamina fan-shaped, ± dichotomously divided, segments about 10 mm wide, with rounded apices, margn usually smooth, rarely proliferous. Reproductive structures often occurring in a clearly visible, often discontinuous, 'midrib' over the surface of the fronds.
Epilithic, sublittoral to 13 m, in sheltered areas on small stones among gravel and mud (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 233). On rocks, stones, etc., subtidal, southern and western coasts, occasional.
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Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
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