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Colpomenia claytoniae S.M.Boo, K.M.Lee, G.Y.Cho & W.Nelson 2011

Publication details
Colpomenia claytoniae S.M.Boo, K.M.Lee, G.Y.Cho & W.Nelson 2011: 160, figs 1A-F (as 'claytonii' )

Published in: Boo, S.M., Lee, K.M., Cho, G.Y. & Nelson, W. (2011). Colpomenia claytonii sp. nov. (Scytosiphonaceae, Phaeophyceae) based on morphology and mitochondrial cox3 sequences. Botanica Marina 54(2): 159-167.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Colpomenia is Colpomenia sinuosa (Mertens ex Roth) Derbès & Solier.

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

Named for Margaret Clayton, Australian phycologist.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Thalli globular or vesicle-like, becoming irregularly convoluted and expanded with age, reaching a diameter of about 30 cm, usually epilithic; cortex composed of a surface layer of small pigmented cuboidal cells; medulla includes 5–6 layers of gradually larger, irregularly shaped cells; paraphyses unicellular; phaeophycean hairs arising from outer medullary cells; plurilocular sporangia arranged irregularly in extensive patches on thallus surface, uni- and biseriate, having 6–8 locules; unilocular sporangia unknown.

Type information
Type locality: Sangjokam, Goseong, Korea (Boo & al. 2011: 160).12 January 2005 ; epilithic on rocks in the lower intertidal zone. CNUK SMB000001 (Boo & al. 2011: 160). Notes: Isotypes SMB000002–7.

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Key references
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp. [1] 5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Created: 09 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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