Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson 1979
Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) BassonBranched filament. Collected by Gareth Farr, tufa deposits South Wales - 18 May 2015. C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com
Chroodactylon ornatum (C.Agardh) Basson 1979: 67, pl. IX : fig. 52
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva ornata C.Agardh
Type locality: Bridge near Transberg, Lake Mälaren, near Stockholm, Sweden; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 42) Type: LD; A1863 (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 42)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Marine, Brackish and in hardwater ponds with submerged vegetation where it occurs as an epiphyte. Womersely (1994: 24) notes that this species is more common in brackish than marine waters, and was recorded also from freshwater localities.
Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 01 April 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022