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Dumontia filiformis (Hornemann) Greville

Publication details
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, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dumontia is Dumontia incrassata (O.F.Müller) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dumontia contorta (S.G.Gmelin) Ruprecht

Basionym
Conferva filiformis Hornemann

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thread-like (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

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Verified by: 28 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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.

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