Colpomenia claytoniae S.M. , K.M.Lee, G.Y.Cho & W.Nelson 2011
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.
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.
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 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.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  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. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Created: 09 April 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2020.