Lomentaria orcadensis ( ) Collins 1937
Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins tetrasporangia and cystocarp, Brittany, France, 2011
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Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins in W.R.Taylor 1937: 227
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1937). Notes on North Atlantic marine algae. I. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science 22: 225-233.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chrysymenia orcadensis Harvey
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the Orkney Islands off northern Scotland (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
(as Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) Collins)
English: Orkney Bead Weed, Orkney Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).
Compressed crimson frond, to 40 mm (usually much smaller). Somewhat ovate, with flattened lateral branches distally, arising from creeping, narrowly cylindrical stolons. Main fronds and branches with narrow bases and blunt apices, hollow, with consticted nodes.
On rock and Laminaria hyperborea holdfasts, lower intertidal pools and subtidal, on exposed shores, widely distributed, probably frequent but often overlooked.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Irvine, L.M. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). Rhodymeniales. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2A. Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales. (Irvine, L.M. Eds), pp. 77-98. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: -398, col. figs and distributional maps.
Taylor, W.R. (1937). Marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America. pp. ix + 427. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry
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Barbara, I. & Veiga, A.J. (1996). The discovery of the female gametophyte and carposphorophyte in Lomentaria orcadensis (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 17: 139-141.
Bird, C.J. (1978). Investigations of the marine algae of Nova Scotia XV. Lomentaria orcadensis (Rhodophyta, Champiaceae). Proc. N. S. Acad. Sci. 28: 189-190.
Foran, C.F. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). The life history in culture of isolates of Lomentaria orcadensis (Rhodophyta) from Ireland and Scotland. British Phycological Journal 18: 204.
Guiry, M.D. (1971). Lomentaria orcadensis (Harv.) Taylor from Bantry Bay, Co. Cork. Irish Naturalists' Journal 17: 58-59, 2 figs.
Kuebler, J.E., Davison, I.R. & Yarish, C. (1991). Photosynthetic adaptation to temperature in the red algae Lomentaria baileyana and Lomentaria orcadensis. British Phycological Journal 26: 9-19.
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