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Lemanea crassa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi 2004

Publication details
Lemanea crassa S.L.Xie & Z.X.Shi in S.L. Xie, Z.X. Shi & R.-N. Wang 2004: 884, figs 1-4

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lemanea is Lemanea corallina Bory.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Jinyutan, Tongliang, Chongqing, China (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 884). Holotype: Zhu Haoran; Feb. 5, 1946; HBI (Xie, Shi & Wang 2004: 884).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Plant is rigid, 9-13 cm long, attenuated upwards and narrowed downwards at the base into a long stalk, 1.5-2.5 cm long, 0.5-0.7 mm in diameter; unbranched; nodes are inflated, 1.5-3.0 mm in diameter and internodes are 0.8-1.2 mm in diameter. Carposporangia are large, cylindrical- obovate, elliptical or dumbbell-shaped, single, 90- 120 µm long, 50-80 µm in diameter. Spermatangia are in patches, 5- 6 per node, obviously prominent.

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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.

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