Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva 1952
Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silvahabit, Costa da Morte, Galicia, Spain, 2009Ignacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
Rhodomela confervoides (Hudson) P.C.Silva 1952: 269
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Fucus confervoides Hudson
"Habitat in littore Eboracensi"; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes:
Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
This is a marine species.
Cylindrical, cartilaginous, bushy, brownish red fronds, to 300 mm long. Much branched, repeatedly, irregularly. Branches clothed with small, pinnate branchlets and simple, pointed ramuli. In winter branchlets are shed and frond appears bare, spiky, very different from summer appearance. Central siphon surrounded by elongated cells with outer band of small coloured cells, articulations not visible.
On rocks and shells, intertidal pools at all levels; widely distributed, common.
Rhodomela lycopodioides (Linnaeus) C. Agardh is a northern species common in Scotland, north England, north and west
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 10 August 2022