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Lomentaria caespitosa (Harvey) V.J.Chapman & Dromgoole 1970

Publication details
Lomentaria caespitosa (Harvey) V.J.Chapman & Dromgoole 1970: 141

Published in: Chapman, V.J. & Dromgoole, F.I. (1970). The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae. Issue 2: Florideophycidae: Rhodymeniales. pp. 115-154, figs. 36-46, pls 39-50. Lehre: Cramer.

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.

Chylocladia caespitosa Harvey

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chylocladia caespitosa Harvey 1855

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Lomentaria caespitosa (Harvey) V.J.Chapman & Dromgoole)
North America: California (Stewart 1991).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994, Miller & Blunt, Nelson 2012, Nelson 2013), Stewart Island/Rakiura (Nelson 2013).

Key references
Miller, I.J. & Blunt, J.W. (2005). The application of C NMR spectroscopy to the red algal polysaccharides of selected New Zealand species of Lomentaria . Botanica Marina 48: 167-174.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

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