Lemanea crassa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi
Lemanea crassa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi in S.L. Xie, Z.X. Shi & R.-N. Wang 2004: 884, figs 1-4
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Plant is rigid, 9-13 cm long, attenuated upwards and narrowed downwards at the base into a long stalk, 1.5-2.5 cm long, 0.5-0.7 mm in diameter; unbranched; nodes are inflated, 1.5-3.0 mm in diameter and internodes are 0.8-1.2 mm in diameter. Carposporangia are large, cylindrical- obovate, elliptical or dumbbell-shaped, single, 90- 120 µm long, 50-80 µm in diameter. Spermatangia are in patches, 5- 6 per node, obviously prominent.
Type locality: Jinyutan, Tongliang, Chongqing, China (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 884). Holotype: Zhu Haoran; Feb. 5, 1946; HBI (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 884).
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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 25 May 2019.