Trentepohlia chapmanii Rindi & López-Bautista 2007

Trentepohlia chapmanii Rindi & López-Bautista

Trentepohlia chapmanii Rindi & López-BautistaFort Diamant, area of Rémire-Montjoly, French Guiana; forming orange coating on bamboo reeds facing sea, 10-15 m from shoreline - 25 June 2006. Juan Lopez-Bautista (

Publication Details
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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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Trentepohlia is Trentepohlia aurea (Linnaeus) C.Martius.

Status of Name
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Type Information
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.

General Environment
This is a 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.

Created: 03 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 April 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 April 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 10 August 2022

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