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Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Lomentariaceae
Genus Lomentaria

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Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
subtidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
Chimney Rocks, Penzance, Cornwall; with tetrasporangial sori . 18 Feb 2015. David Fenwick. © David Fenwick.

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
microscope, tetrasporangia, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
microscope, tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
microscope, tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
microscope, cystocarps, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
microscope, tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins
microscope, tetrasporangia, Brittany, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins in W.R.Taylor 1937: 227

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1937). Notes on North Atlantic marine algae. I. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science 22: 225-233.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

Basionym
Chrysymenia orcadensis Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the Orkney Islands off northern Scotland (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chrysymenia orcadensis Harvey 1849
Chrysymenia rosea var. orcadensis (Harvey) Harvey 1850
Lomentaria rosea var. orcadensis (Harvey) Harvey 1850

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chrysymenia rosea Harvey 1850
Lomentaria rosea (Harvey) Thuret 1863
Chylocladia rosea (Harvey) J.E.Gray 1864

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins)
English: Orkney Bead Weed, Orkney Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

Description
Compressed crimson frond, to 40 mm (usually much smaller). Somewhat ovate, with flattened lateral branches distally, arising from creeping, narrowly cylindrical stolons. Main fronds and branches with narrow bases and blunt apices, hollow, with consticted nodes.

Habitat
On rock and Laminaria hyperborea holdfasts, lower intertidal pools and subtidal, on exposed shores, widely distributed, probably frequent but often overlooked.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Irvine, L.M. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). Rhodymeniales. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2A. Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales. (Irvine, L.M. Eds), pp. 77-98. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Taylor, W.R. (1937). Marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America. pp. ix + 427. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 August 2017 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.)

Barbara, I. & Veiga, A.J. (1996). The discovery of the female gametophyte and carposphorophyte in Lomentaria orcadensis (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 17: 139-141.
Bird, C.J. (1978). Investigations of the marine algae of Nova Scotia XV. Lomentaria orcadensis (Rhodophyta, Champiaceae). Proc. N. S. Acad. Sci. 28: 189-190.
Foran, C.F. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). The life history in culture of isolates of Lomentaria orcadensis (Rhodophyta) from Ireland and Scotland. British Phycological Journal 18: 204.
Guiry, M.D. (1971). Lomentaria orcadensis (Harv.) Taylor from Bantry Bay, Co. Cork. Irish Naturalists' Journal 17: 58-59, 2 figs.
Kuebler, J.E., Davison, I.R. & Yarish, C. (1991). Photosynthetic adaptation to temperature in the red algae Lomentaria baileyana and Lomentaria orcadensis. British Phycological Journal 26: 9-19.

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