Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1999

Publication Details
Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1999: 272, 273, figs 1-31

Published in: Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.

Request PDF

Publication date: December 1999

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Neosiphonia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus flavimarinus (M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs.

Type Information
Bangpo, Anmyondo, the western coast of Korea (36°31'N, 126°17'E)3; (Kim & Lee 1999: 273) Holotype: female plant with cystocarps: 17 August, 1988; rocky intertidal zone; SNU; IBA001 (Kim & Lee 1999: 273, fig. 1) Notes: 30 isotypes collected.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Plants 4-5 cm, attached by unicellular rhizoids arising at irregular intervals, as outgrowths from centre of lower pericentral cells, cut off by cross wall; branches alternate, profuse, dense, with distinct or indistinct main axes, 100-170 µm in diameter, shorter than broad ujpwards; ultimate branchlets abundant, short, obtuse, spur-like in several orders, exogenous or rarely cicatrigenous; pericentral cells four, with several cortical filaments extending longitudinally along junctures of pericentral cells in main axes; trichoblasts numerous, delicate, arising at regular intervals, formed once or twice, up to 100-150 µm long, deciduous, often leaving conspicuous scar-cells; branches not associated with trichoblasts in origin; tetrasporangia up to 70 µm in diameter, spirally arranged in 1.4 divergence, somewhat bulging at tip; cystocarps ovoid-globose, sessile, 300-400 µm in diameter; spermatangial branches arising from one fork of trichoblast, 100-170 µm x 35-40 µm with one to two short cells in sterile tip

Created: 13 April 2001 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 February 2017

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page:

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 April 2024

Currently in AlgaeBase: