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Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Trentepohliales
Family Trentepohliaceae
Genus Trentepohlia


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Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot
Sao Paulo, Brazil; collected from tree bark by Ricardo Tsukamoto. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot
Sao Paulo, Brazil; collected from tree bark by Ricardo Tsukamoto. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot
Sao Paulo, Brazil; collected from tree bark by Ricardo Tsukamoto. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot
Sao Paulo, Brazil; Rua José de Freitas Guimaraes. Forming golden-orange mat on bark of tree (Brunfelsia uniflora), mixed with lichens. Ricardo Tsukamoto. © Ricardo Tsukamoto.

Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot
Royal Palm, Everglades National Park, Florida, U.S.A.; froming brown mats on bark of tree. 18 Mar 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot
Clewiston, Florida, U.S.A.; forming brown mats on bark of tree in public garden. 15 Mar 2007. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).


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Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot Sao Paulo, Brazil; collected from tree bark by Ricardo Tsukamoto
© Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication details
Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot 1889: 403

Published in: Hariot, P. (1889). Notes sur le genre Trentepohlia Martius. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 3: 345-350, 366-375, 378-388, 393-405, pl. VII.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Trentepohlia is Trentepohlia aurea (Linnaeus) C.Martius.

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

Coenogonium rigidulum J.Müller

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Coenogonium rigidulum J.Müller 1882

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Trentepohlia torulosa De Wildeman 1888
Trentepohlia monilia De Wildeman 1891
Trentepohlia moniliformis Karsten 1891
Physolinum monilia (De Wildeman) Printz 1921
Physolinum monilia var. subsphaerica Islam 1960

Distributional notes
Rindi (2011: 574) has rejected records of this species from Britian and Ireland. - (9 Feb 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Polymorphic species widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions, usually found on tree bark but also on rocks and artificial substrata. - (22 Mar 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a aerophytic species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Trentepohlia torulosa De Wildeman)
South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

(as Trentepohlia rigidula (J.Müller) Hariot)
Europe: Britain (John, Whitton & Brook 2011 ), Russia (Black Sea) (Sarma 1986), Ukraine (Burova et al. 2011).

Central America: Costa Rica (Sarma 1986).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Sarma 1986).

South America: Brazil (Sarma 1986, Bicudo & Santos 2001), Chile (Sarma 1986), French Guiana (Rindi & López-Bautista, 2008, Rindi & López-Bautista, 2008), Paraguay (Sarma 1986).

Africa: Congo (Sarma 1986), Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Sarma 1986, Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Sarma 1986, Binoy, Bhagya & Thomas 2019).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Sarma 1986), Malaysia (Sarma 1986), Myanmar (Burma) (Sarma 1986), Singapore (Sarma 1986, Pham et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Sarma 1986), Queensland (Cribb 1958, Day et al. 1995, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands: French Polynesia (Sarma 1986).

(as Trentepohlia monilia De Wildeman)
South America: Brazil (Lemes-Da-Silva, Branco & Necchi-Júnior 2010), Chile (Hariot 1889).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Broady et al. 2012).

(as Physolinum monilia (De Wildeman) Printz)
North America: Canada (Sarma 1986), United States of America (Sarma 1986).

Central America: Costa Rica (Sarma 1986), Guatemala (Sarma 1986).

South America: Brazil (Bicudo & Santos 2001), Chile (Sarma 1986), Venezuela (Sarma 1986).

Africa: Algeria (Sarma 1986), Mauritius (Sarma 1986), South Africa (Sarma 1986).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Sarma 1986), India (Sarma 1986).

Asia: China (Sarma 1986, Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977, Sarma 1986).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Sarma 1986), Myanmar (Burma) (Sarma 1986), Philippines (Sarma 1986).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Sarma 1986).

Key references
Binoy, T.T., Bhagya, M.V. & Thomas, V.P. (2019). Epiphyllous algae of Trentepohlia Martius in Southwestern Ghats, India, including one new species and three new records. Taiwania 64(2): 103-110, 3 figs, 1 table.

Burova, O.V., Tsarenko, P.M., Kovalenko, O.V., Mikhailyuk, T.I., Petlovany, O.A., Lilitska, G.G. & Bilous, O.P. (2011). Ulvophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 20-61. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G.

Cribb, A.B. (1970). A revision of some species of Trentepohlia especially from Queensland. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland 82(2): 17-34.

Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2008). Diversity and ecology of Trentepohliales (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) in French Guiana. Cryptogamie, Algologie 29(1): 13-43.

Rindi, F. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Trentepohliales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 570-574. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sarma, P. (1986). The freshwater Chaetophorales of New Zealand. Beihefte Nova Hedwigia 58: 1-169, 143 pls.

Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, [1]-288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.

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