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Leptocladia conferta Setchell

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae
Genus Leptocladia

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Leptocladia conferta Setchell
Spooner’s Cove, Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo County, near Morro Bay, California; drift. 14 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Leptocladia conferta Setchell
Spooner’s Cove, Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo County, near Morro Bay, California; drift. 14 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Leptocladia conferta Setchell
Spooner’s Cove, Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo County, near Morro Bay, California; drift. 14 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Leptocladia conferta Setchell
Spooner’s Cove, Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo County, near Morro Bay, California; drift. 14 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood. © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Leptocladia conferta Setchell
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Leptocladia conferta Setchell
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Bostrychia terrestris (J.Agardh) Harvey ex Zanardini

Farlowia conferta (Setchell) I.A.Abbott Spooner’s Cove, Montana de Oro State Park, San Luis Obispo County, near Morro Bay, California; drift
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Leptocladia conferta Setchell 1912: 252, 253, pl. 30: fig. 12

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1912). Algae novae et minus cognitae, I. University of California Publications in Botany 4: 229-268, pls 25-31.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Leptocladia is Leptocladia binghamiae J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Farlowia conferta (Setchell) I.A.Abbott

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Dillon's Beach, just north of the mouth of Tomales Bay, California (Setchell 1912: 253). Type: Setchell; Shallow pools, in lower littoral zone. (Setchell 1912: 253). Notes: Cystocarpic. Also collected by Setchell, at Carmel Bay, near Monterey, California. Grows in bushy tufts, where shallow pools are left by the receding tide in the lower portion of the littoral zone.

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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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 20 August 2019.

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