Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne 1846

Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne

Current name: Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne
Bicheno, TasmaniaG.J. Edgar

Publication Details
Stenogramma interruptum (C.Agardh) Montagne 1846: 483

Published in: Montagne, J.F.C. (1846). Note sur le genre Stenogramma Harv., de la famille des Floridées. Revue Botanique [Duchartre] 1: 481-483.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stenogramma is Stenogramma californicum Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Delesseria interrupta C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Ad Gades, unde misit Cabrera [Cadiz, Spain]; (Agardh 1822: 179) Lectotype: Cabrera; Herb. Agardh, LD; 24295 (Lewis & Womersley 1994: 260)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), interrupted, not continued (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Cartilaginous, flattened, bright red fronds, to 70 mm high, shortly stipitate from discoid base. Lamina fan-shaped, ± dichotomously divided, segments about 10 mm wide, with rounded apices, margn usually smooth, rarely proliferous. Reproductive structures often occurring in a clearly visible, often discontinuous, 'midrib' over the surface of the fronds.

Epilithic, sublittoral to 13 m, in sheltered areas on small stones among gravel and mud (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 233). On rocks, stones, etc., subtidal, southern and western coasts, occasional.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 July 2024

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