Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand 1993

Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand

Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & HommersandNew Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS - 29 March 2002. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 229

Published in: Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polyneura is Polyneura hilliae (Greville) Kylin.

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

Basionym
Delesseria bonnemaisonii C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Ad Finisterre Armoricae [Brittany]. Specimina misit Bonnemaison.; (Agardh 1822: 186)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Thick, soft, deep crimson to rose fronds, turning orange in fresh water. Fronds translucent, flattened, fan-shaped, to 300 mm long. Stipe to 6 mm long, from flattened discoid base. Blade simple to deeply cleft into wedge- or ribbon-shaped segments, margin proliferous, undulate. Venation palmate, no distinct midrib, veins anastomosing. Microscopic veins present in younger parts.

Habitat
On rock, deep lower intertidal pools often on Laminaria hyperborea stipes, summer and autumn, widely distributed but commoner on southern and south-western shores.

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

Last updated: 15 December 2019

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 December 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 December 2022

 
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