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Order Ectocarpales

Family Acinetosporaceae

Feldmannia sp 1

Plants brown, a few mm to 1 cm or longer, sparsely branched near base, attached by rhizoids. Filaments about 25 µm diameter near base, tapering slightly distally, cells 1.5 to 2 times as long as broad.

Plurilocular sporangia borne near bases of filaments, cylindro-conical, borne on one –celled pedicels, when mature 100-150 µm long and up to 40 µm in diameter. Unilocular sporangia not seen.

Collections, ecology and regional distribution

Recorded from Double Mouth (43), on Codium platylobium.

World distribution: unknown.

 


Feldmannia sp 1, with plurilocular sporangia near filament bases (Double Mouth specimens, stained slide).


Feldmannia sp 1, with plurilocular sporangia (Double Mouth specimens, stained slide).


Feldmannia sp 1, plurilocular sporangia (Double Mouth specimen, stained slide).


Feldmannia sp 1, plurilocular sporangia and pedicel (Double Mouth specimen, stained slide).

 

Cite this record as:

Anderson RJ, Stegenga H, Bolton JJ. 2016. Seaweeds of the South African South Coast.
World Wide Web electronic publication, University of Cape Town, http://southafrseaweeds.uct.ac.za; Accessed on 20 November 2018.