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Lemanea ramosa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi

Publication details
Lemanea ramosa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi in S.L. Xie, Z.X. Shi & R.-N. Wang 2004: 884, figs 4-7

Published in: Xie, S.-L., Shi, Z.-X. & Wang, R.-N. (2004). Taxonomy of the Lemaneaceae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in China. Acta Botanica Sinica 46(8): 883-888.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lemanea is Lemanea corallina Bory.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched, bearing branches (usually many) (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Plant is small, densely caespitose, 1-3 cm long, attenuated upwards, and with no obvious stalk at the base; branches are dense, especially at the upper parts. Nodes may be obvious, 0.12-0.45 mm in diameter and internodes are 0.10- 0.25 mm in diameter. Carposporangia are large and elliptical being 80-100 µm in length, 25-60 µm in diameter and single. Spermatangia are in patches, sometimes in imperfect rings with 6-8 per node, sometimes in imperfect rings.

Type information
Type locality: Fuzhou, Fujian, China (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 884). Holotype: "incognito"; Dec. 10, 1964; HBI FK138 (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 886).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2019.

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