Trentepohlia chapmanii Rindi & López-Bautista
Trentepohlia chapmanii Rindi & López-Bautista Fort Diamant, area of Rémire-Montjoly, French Guiana; forming orange coating on bamboo reeds facing sea, 10-15 m from shoreline
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Trentepohlia chapmanii Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 699, figs 6-15
Published in: Rindi, F. & López-Bautista, J.M. (2007). New and interesting records of Trentepohlia (Trentepohliales, Chlorophyta) from French Guiana, including the description of two new species. Phycologia 46: 698-708.
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This is a terrestrial species.
Crustose alga, producing a thin orange layer. Thallus heterotrichous. Prostrate part spreading, pseudoparenchymatous, 10 -50 microns thick, consisting of several layers of cells. Erect filaments arising from the prostrate parts, 50-200 microns tall. Cells of the prostrate part elliptic or globular, 7-10 microns wide; cells of the erect filaments cylindrical, 3.5- 6 microns wide. Zoosporangia globular, 10-15 microns wide, produced at the apex of shorter erect filaments. Gametangia globular, 10-12 microns wide, lateral or apical on erect filaments.
Holotype locality: Fort Diamant, area of Rémire-Montjoly, French Guiana (Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 699). Holotype: F. Rindi; 25 June 2006; bamboo reeds facing sea, 10-15 m from shoreline. US (Rindi & López-Bautista 2007: 699). Notes: Isotypes: GALW and PC.
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.
Foged, N. (1972). The diatoms in four postglacial deposits in Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 194(4): 1-66, 16 pls.
Created: 03 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 April 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 October 2019.