Dumontia filiformis ( )
Dumontia filiformis (Hornemann) Greville 1830: lxii, 165
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dumontia contorta (S.G.Gmelin) Ruprecht
Conferva filiformis Hornemann
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.
Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese Algae. Vol. I pp. 65-92, pls XVI-XX. Tokyo: The Author.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Brebner, G. (1895). On the origin of the filamentous thallus of Dumontia filiformis. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 30: 436-443.
Dunn, G.A. (1916). A study of the development of Dumontia filiformis I. The development of the tetraspores. The Plant World 19: 271-281.
Setchell, W.A. (1923). Dumontia filiformis on the New England coast. Rhodora 25(291): 33-37.
Whelden, R.M. (1928). Observations on the red alga Dumontia filiformis. Me Nat. 8: 121-130.
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Michael 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 20 August 2019.