Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund 1957
Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund
Labrador, Canada; gametophyte with antheridia and oogonia, one with egg retained after release at tip of oogoniumEric Henry (email@example.com)
Halosiphon tomentosus (Lyngbye) Jaasund 1957: 212
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Halosiphon.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Chorda tomentosa Lyngbye
Type locality: ad rupes maritimas Norvegiae prope Öster-Riisöer; ante ostium sinus Oxefiord Norvegia; (Index Nominum Algarum)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), tomentose, i.e., thickly and evenly covered with short more or less adpressed curled or curved matted hairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023