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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The information is from the Literature database. Lessonia trabeculata Scientific classification Kingdom: Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.

Type species The type species holotype of the genus Lessonia is Lessonia flavicans Bory. Citing AlgaeBase Cite this record as: Type information Type locality: Cryptogamie, Algologie 30 3: Its range extends from Antofagasta to Puerto Montt and its depth range is between 0. Status of name This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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. Phycological Research 55 1: 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.


World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. A guide to the seaweed industry.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Laminariales growing in exposed lesssonia sheltered habitats. 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.

Thirteenth International Seaweed Symposium: Lessonia trabeculata occurs in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, in the subtidal zone off the coasts of Peru and northern and central Chile.

Lessonia trabeculata

This kelp can grow to a length of 2. Key references Asensi, A. Alginate composition of Lessonia trabeculata Phaeophyta: Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium Retrieved 15 June 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.

A comparison between two populations of Lessonia trabeculata Phaeophyta: Retrieved from ” https: Verification of data Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. First estimates of productivity in Lessonia trabeculata and Lessonia nigrescens Trabecculata, Laminariales from the southeast Pacific. Lessoniaceae Species described in Algaebase is sponsored by: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Laminariales, Phaeophytaa new kelp from Chile”.


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Views Read Edit View history. Lessonia trabeculata is a species of kelpa brown alga in the genus Lessonia. Oceanography and Marine Biology: This page was last edited on 30 Julyat Trabecualta, Phaeophytaa new kelp from Chile. Further south in Chile, Durvillaea antarctica becomes the dominant species of kelp.

Lessonia trabeculata Villouta & Santelices :: Algaebase

It is possible to grow this species in the laboratory, and it may be suitable for aquaculturewith the aim of using it to trabeculatq 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.

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