Ceramium riosmenae B.Y.Won & T.O.Cho 2011
Ceramium riosmenae B.Y.Won & T.O.Cho 2011: 290, figs 1-4
Published in: Won, B.Y. & Cho, T.O. (2011). Ceramium riosmenae sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta): a new complete corticated species on Gracilaria from Baja California Sur, Mexico. Algae 26(4): 289-297.
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Type locality: Estero Santo Domingo, López Nateos, Bahía Magdalena, Baja Californica Sur, México; (Won & Cho 2011: 290) Holotype: T.O.Cho and R.R.Rodriguez; 1 June 2000; 1 m subtidal zone; CUK; 245 (Won & Cho 2011: 290) Notes: Isotypes: Estero Santo Domingo, López Na- teos, Bahía Magdalena, B. C. S., Mexico (T. O. Cho and R. R. Rodriguez, 1 June 2000, CNUK C005121, tetrasporangial; C005110, female; C005111, male and female; C005114, tetrasporangial and female).
This is a marine species.
Thalli epiphytic, erect, 0.7-2.0 cm high, attached to the host by short, branched, penetrating rhizoids, dichoto- mously branched; branching interval 8-16 nodes for main axes, 7-15 nodes for lateral axes; cortication complete; 7-8 periaxial cells each producing five cortical initials; rhizoids produced from periaxial cells, elongate, multicellular; tetrasporangia cruciately divided, completely immersed in the cortex; spermatangia in clusters near the apices; the spermatangial parent cells borne on outermost cortical cells; cystocarps produced near the apices, surrounded by 5-6 involucral branchlets.
Created: 16 December 2011 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 December 2011
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 December 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022