Lemanea ramosa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi 2004
Lemanea ramosa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi in S.L. Xie, Z.X. Shi & R.-N. Wang 2004: 884, figs 4-7
Published in: Xie, S.-L., Shi, Z.-X. & Wang, R.-N. (2004). Taxonomy of the Lemaneaceae (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in China. Acta Botanica Sinica 46(8): 883-888.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Fuzhou, Fujian, China (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 884). Holotype: "incognito"; Dec. 10, 1964; HBI FK138 (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 886).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched, bearing branches (usually many) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Plant is small, densely caespitose, 1-3 cm long, attenuated upwards, and with no obvious stalk at the base; branches are dense, especially at the upper parts. Nodes may be obvious, 0.12-0.45 mm in diameter and internodes are 0.10- 0.25 mm in diameter. Carposporangia are large and elliptical being 80-100 µm in length, 25-60 µm in diameter and single. Spermatangia are in patches, sometimes in imperfect rings with 6-8 per node, sometimes in imperfect rings.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.