Lemanea torulosa ( ) C. 1814
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Paralemanea torulosa (Roth) Sheath & A.R.Sherwood
Conferva torulosa Roth
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.
This is a freshwater species.
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
Verified by: 20 April 2015 by G.M. 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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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.