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Lomentaria flaccida Tak.Tanaka

Publication details
Lomentaria flaccida Tak.Tanaka 1944: 152, 154, figs 3, 4

Published in: Tanaka, T. (1944). Two marine algae from Sanuki province in Japan. Journal of Japanese Botany 20: 150-154, 4 figs.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flaccid, not able to hold up its own weight (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
Introduced into the Western Mediterranean, probably from Japan. - (20 Feb 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Sanuki province in Japan" (Tanaka 1944: 151). Holotype: SAP 024324 (Yoshida 1998: 837).

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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 24 February 2019.

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