Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye

Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) LyngbyeSpiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; MTL plants - 22 March 2002. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819: 101, pl. 30

Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, [1]-248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria.

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

Basionym
Ulva articulata Hudson

Type Information
Type locality: Cornwall, England; (Silva & al. 1996: 350) Lectotype: original description (Hudson, 1772) in the absence of material (Dixon & Irvine 1977)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Soft, cylindrical, crimson to brownish red fronds, to 200 mm (usually much shorter). Much branched, axes constricted into bead-like portions, ramuli at nodes, often whorled. Base of creeping rhizoidal filaments.

Habitat
On rocks and stones in pools, lower intertidal and subtidal, generally distributed, frequent.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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