Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor 1945
Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor Panama. Habit of small delicate clump with blades mostly longer than wide
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Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor 1945: 84, pl. 6: fig. 2
Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), branched, bearing branches (usually many) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: South Bay, Isla Cerros, Baja California, Mexico. (Taylor 1945: 84, 85). Holotype: W.R. Taylor no. 34-651; 10 Mar. 1934; Littoral pools.. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 84, 85).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Colpomenia ramosa W.R.Taylor)
North America: Baja California (Taylor 1945, Norris 2010, Lee et al. 2012), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020).
South America: Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).
Norris, J.N. (2010). Marine algae of the Northern Gulf of California: Chlorophyta and Phaeophyceae. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 94: i-x, 1-276.
Pedroche, P.F., Silva, P.C., Aguilar Rosas, L.E., Dreckmann, K.M. & Aguilar Rosas, R. (2008). Catálogo de las algas benthónicas del Pacífico de México II. Phaeophycota. pp. [i-viii], i-vi, 15-146. Mexicali & Berkeley: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; University of California Berkeley.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2021.