For this purpose, the subtidal kelp Lessonia trabeculata is considered a model of a bottom kelp community. Temperate rocky intertidal areas are preferred. A new species of Lessonia, L. trabeculata Villouta et Santelices is described from Chile. The two most important characters segregating this new species from all. Lessonia trabeculata Villouta & Santelices, AphiaID. (urn:lsid: :taxname). Classification.
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Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Algaebase is sponsored by: Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Alginate composition of Lessonia trabeculata Phaeophyta: Illustrated catalogue of types of species historically assigned to Lessonia Laminariales, Phaeophyceae preserved at PC, including a taxonomic study of three South-American species with a description of L. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 15 June It is possible to grow this species in the laboratory, and it may be suitable for aquaculturewith the aim of using it to repair damaged stands of kelp.
It seems to have an annual cycle of growth, with the blade elongating fast during the summer, but growth slowing down in the autumn.
Key references Asensi, A. A comparison between two populations of Lessonia trabeculata Phaeophyta: Lessonia trabeculata occurs in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, in the subtidal zone off the coasts of Peru and northern and central Chile. First estimates of productivity in Lessonia trabeculata and Lessonia nigrescens Phaeophyceae, Laminariales from the southeast Pacific.
Views Read Edit View history. Verification of data Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page. Phycological Research 55 1: Cryptogamie, Algologie 30 3: Laminariales growing in exposed and sheltered habitats. Laminariales, Phaeophytaa new kelp from Chile”. It is distinguished from all other members of the genus by the presence of trabeculae cross struts in the hollow centres of the blades and stipes stemsand by the massive and irregular holdfast by which the kelp is attached to the rocks.
This kelp can grow to a length of 2. Further south in Chile, Durvillaea antarctica becomes the dominant species of kelp.
Lessonia trabeculata – Wikispecies
Detailed distribution with sources Click to Load. Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M. It grows subtidally off the coasts of Peru and northern and central Chile, with the closely related Lessonia nigrescens tending to form a separate zone intertidally. Type information Type locality: Lessoniaceae Species described in Oceanography and Marine Biology: Thirteenth International Seaweed Symposium: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
Lessoniaa range extends from Antofagasta to Puerto Montt and its depth range is between 0. Early life stages of the South Pacific kelps Lessonia nigrescens and Lessonia trabeculata Laminariales, Phaeophyceae show recovery capacity following exposure to UV radiation Research Note. Type species The type species holotype of the genus Lessonia is Lessonia flavicans Bory.
This page was last edited on 30 Julyat A guide to the seaweed industry. Lessonia trabeculata is a species of kelpa brown alga in the genus Lessonia. Lessonia trabeculata Scientific classification Kingdom: Laminariales, Phaeophytaa new kelp from Chile.