Bangiopsis subsimplex   (Montagne) F.Schmitz,  1896 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Stylonematophyceae
Order:Stylonematales
Family:Stylonemataceae

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Description
Color: Dull violet

Filaments upto 10 mm tall, subsimple, flexuous, verrucose, sometimes proliferous, the branchlets 10 µ diameter. Cells 6.4 x 9.6 µm in the multiseriate axis, closely packed.


Synonym (s)
Compsopogon subsimplex Montagne, 1850
(Homotypic synonym)
Bangiopsis subsimplex (Montagne) Schmitz, 1896
Goniotrichum humphreyi K. Srinivasan, 1947
(Misapplied name)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• SRI LANKA
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.24) (Long: 83.27) INDIA (Record: 03/2008-02/2009)
• Andhra Pradesh, Vishakhapatnam (Lat: 17.75) (Long: 83.35) INDIA (Record: 03/2008-02/2009)
• Tamil Nadu, Mahabalipuram INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Rao, MU (2006) Key to the identification of Indian red seaweeds Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario, volume 1. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 46-140 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Lakshmi, KP and Rao, GMN (2009) Some numerical studies on marine algae of Visakhapatnam coast Journal of Algal Biomass Utilization Phyco Spectrum Inc 1 (1) 60–85 Available at - phycospectrum.com/paper6vol1no1.pdf
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Taylor, WR (1972) Marine algae of the eastern tropical and subtropical coasts of the Americas University of Michigan Press 870 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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