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Lemanea torulosa (Roth) C.Agardh 1814

Publication details
Lemanea torulosa (Roth) C.Agardh 1814: 40 (as 'Lemania' )

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1814). Anmärkningar om slägtet Lemania, samt beskrifning om tvenne nya arter deraf. Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar Ser.3: 33-45, 2 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lemanea is Lemanea corallina Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paralemanea torulosa (Roth) Sheath & A.R.Sherwood

Conferva torulosa Roth

Type information
Type locality: Elbingrode in Hercynia: Person (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat cylindrical, with contractions or swellings at intervals along the length.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2002). Phylum Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 123-143. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

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Rosenburg, M. (1935). On the germination of Lemanea torulosa in culture. Annals of Botany 56: 621-622.

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