Lomentaria clavellosa (Lightfoot ex Turner) Gaillon 1828

Lomentaria clavellosa (Lightfoot ex Turner) Gaillon

Current name: Lomentaria clavellosa (Lightfoot ex Turner) Gaillon
Barrañán, Galicia, Spain, 2011 - 08 November 2011. Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Lomentaria clavellosa (Lightfoot ex Turner) Gaillon 1828: 367

Published in: Gaillon, B. (1828). Résumé méthodique des classifications des Thalassiophytes. Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles, édition 2 [F. Cuvier] 53: 350-406, 3 tables.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria is Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye.

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

Fucus clavellosus Lightfoot ex Turner

Type Information
Syntype localities: Habitat apud Bancaster in Norfolcia: inter rejectaments maris apud Yarmouth frequens [Bancaster and Yarmouth, Norfolk, England]; (Turner 1802: 133)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Soft, slightly flattened, bright pinkish-red fronds, to 400 mm high. Main axis usually with numerous, typically distichous branches (sometimes only in apical tufts), ultimate branchlets with spindle-shaped ramuli, no part of frond showing obvious constrictions.

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

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

Last updated: 23 August 2021

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