Rosenvingea orientalis   (J. Agardh) Borgesen,  1914 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Chromista
Phylum:Ochrophyta
Class: Phaeophyceae
Order:Scytosiphonales
Family:Scytosiphonaceae

Description
Size: Height 9 cm; breadth of thallus 1-5 cm.

Thallus form and type: Branched and tubular tufts

Substratum: Intertidal rocks

Occurrence: Mid littoral zone, tide pools

Season: November-April

Plants forming erect tufts. Thallus tubiform, branching very irregular but giving out antler-like appearance. Thallus composed of 70 µ thick tissue from cavity to the periphery. Cells of the superficial layer small, polygonal, 8-10 µ broad. Hairs present now and then, but not commonly.

Plurilocular sporangia scattered all over the thallus, forming small oval groups, the former 20 µ long.


Synonym (s)
Asperococcus orientalis J. Agardh, 1848
(Homotypic synonym)
Encoelium orientale (J. Agardh) Kutzing, 1849
(Homotypic synonym)
Hydroclathrus orientalis (J. Agardh) Heyrich, 1894
(Homotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Dwarka Coast (Lat: 22.23) (Long: 68.97) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Colaba (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.81) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.78) (Long: 78.13) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Island (Lat: 7.24) (Long: 93.74) INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Goa INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• BANGLADESH
• INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• SRI LANKA
• TANZANIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai Presidency Coast INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• Gujarat, Shivrajpur INDIA

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