Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819
Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbyemicroscope, TS frond showing hollow medulla, bead-like plastids, gland cells; Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San ciprián, 2006Ignacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
Lomentaria articulata (Hudson) Lyngbye 1819: 101, pl. 30
Published in: Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Lomentaria.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Ulva articulata Hudson
Type locality: Cornwall, England; (Silva & al. 1996: 350) Lectotype: original description (Hudson, 1772) in the absence of material (Dixon & Irvine 1977)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), articulated, jointed (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Soft, cylindrical, crimson to brownish red fronds, to 200 mm (usually much shorter). Much branched, axes constricted into bead-like portions, ramuli at nodes, often whorled. Base of creeping rhizoidal filaments.
On rocks and stones in pools, lower intertidal and subtidal, generally distributed, frequent.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 23 August 2021
Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: https://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=137
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022