Trentepohlia infestans Rindi & J.López-Bautista
Trentepohlia infestans Rindi & J.López-Bautista Zone Industrielle, Collery Marengo, French Guiana; producing red patches on painted concrete wall
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Trentepohlia infestans Rindi & J.López-Bautista 2007: 704, figs 22-29
Published in: Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2007). New and interesting records of Trentepohlia (Trentepohliales, Chlorophyta) from French Guiana, including the description of two new species. Phycologia 46: 698-708.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Known from concrete walls of buildings in French Guiana. - (22 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a terrestrial species.
Crustose alga, forming red patches on walls. Prostrate part crustose, pseudoparenchymatous, formed by many mixed filaments. Erect axes short, consisting of 3-6 cells, 50-200 microns tall. Cells of the prostrate part elliptical or globular, 10-13 microns wide; cells of the erect axes cylindrical, 7-12.5 microns wide. Zoosporangia globular, 15-22 microns wide, produced at the top of the erect axes. Gametangia not observed.
Holotype locality: Zone Industrielle, Collery Marengo, French Guiana (Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 704). Holotype: F. Rindi; 21 June 2006; on painted concrete wall, near external fan of air-conditioning system. US (Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 704). Notes: Isotype: GALW.
Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2008). Diversity and ecology of Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in French Guiana. Cryptogamie, Algologie 29(1): 13-43.
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Created: 03 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 June 2019.