Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C. ) &
Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS
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Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 229
Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Delesseria bonnemaisonii C.Agardh
Type locality: Ad Finisterre Armoricae [Brittany]. Specimina misit Bonnemaison. (Agardh 1822: 186).
Delesseria bonnemaisonii C.Agardh 1822
Delesseria hilliae Greville 1828
Nitophyllum hilliae (Greville) Greville 1830
Aglaophyllum hilliae (Greville) Kützing 1843
Cryptopleura hilliae (Greville) Kützing 1849
Polyneura hilliae (Greville) Kylin 1924
Guiry (1997) remarks this species should not be confused with Haraldiophyllum bonnemisonii, a name with a different type; see Maggs & Hommersand (1993).
This is a marine species.
(as Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand)
English: Crimson Veined Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
Thick, soft, deep crimson to rose fronds, turning orange in fresh water. Fronds translucent, flattened, fan-shaped, to 300 mm long. Stipe to 6 mm long, from flattened discoid base. Blade simple to deeply cleft into wedge- or ribbon-shaped segments, margin proliferous, undulate. Venation palmate, no distinct midrib, veins anastomosing. Microscopic veins present in younger parts.
On rock, deep lower intertidal pools often on Laminaria hyperborea stipes, summer and autumn, widely distributed but commoner on southern and south-western shores.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Hassoun, M., Moussa, H., Zbakh, H., Riadi, H., Kazzaz, M. & Salhi, G. (2015). First record of Polyneura bonnemaisonii (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Atlantic Ocean of Africa. Marine Biodiversity Records 8(e139): 1-3.
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M.D. 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 19 February 2019.