Taenioma perpusillum   (J. Agardh) J. Agardh,  1863 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Ceramiales
Family:Delesseriaceae

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Description
Plants about 2-3 mm tall, creeping, the rhizomatous axes terete, 90-110 µ diameter, attached by rhizoids which reach 75 µ diameter. Erect branches terete, bearing alternate fastigiate branchlets. Determinate branchlets stipitate, the stalks 3-4 segments in length, but flattened above and with a midrib, to 70 µ diameter, 20-30 segments and 0.6-1.0 mm long, typically bearing 3 hairs at the summit. Stichidial branchlets to 110 µ broad but otherwise similar. Sporangia tetrahedral, in two rows of generally 8-14 each.


Synonym (s)
Polysiphonia perpusilla J. Agardh, 1847
(Homotypic synonym)
Taenioma dotyi Hollenberg, 1967
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Off Mandapam (Lat: 13.03) (Long: 80.25) INDIA
• Gujarat, Dwarka Coast (Lat: 22.23) (Long: 68.97) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea reef INDIA (Record: 1940-1950)
• INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar, Manauli Island INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island INDIA
• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Krishnamurthy, V and Varadarajan, K (1990) Studies on some Indian Delesseriaceae Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fisheries-623520, Tamil Nadu, India 13 101-114 Available at - NIO, Goa
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