Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand 1993
Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & HommersandNew Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plants at MLWS - 29 March 2002. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Polyneura bonnemaisonii (C.Agardh) Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 229
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Type locality: Ad Finisterre Armoricae [Brittany]. Specimina misit Bonnemaison.; (Agardh 1822: 186)
This is a marine species.
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.
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