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Spongonema tomentosum (Hudson) Kützing

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drawing of Spongonema tomentosum
epiphyte on Fucus gardneri - plurilocular organs after Saunders 1898
Synonyms:
Ectocarpus tomentosus (Hudson) Lyngbye; E. ellipticus Saunders
Illustrations:
Abbott and Hollenberg 1976, p. 149, fig. 111 (vegetative anatomy with plurilocular organs); Cardinal 1964, fig. 17a (vegetative anatomy with plurilocular organs), figs. 17b–e (plurilocular detail), fig. 17f (habit); W. Taylor 1937, pl. 8, fig. 6 (habit), fig. 8 (vegetative anatomy with plurilocular organs) Display references
Pacific Coast Distribution:
Alaska (Amchitka I., Aleutian Is.: Lebednik and Palmisano 1977, p. 360; Kodiak I., Gulf of Alaska: Setchell and Gardner 1925, p. 417; Sitka: Setchell and Gardner 1925, p. 417) to Monterey Peninsula, Calif. (Smith 1944, p. 83); Cayucos, San Luis Obispo Co., Calif. (Sparling 1977, p. 35); San Pedro, Los Angeles Co., Calif. (UC 395344); Laguna Beach, Orange Co., Calif. (Setchell and Gardner 1925, p. 417) Display references
Life History:
uninvestigated, but plurilocular organs dominate, unilocular organs infrequent
Chromosomes:
Cole 1967b, p. 522 Display references

Pl=plurilocular; U=unilocular; S=sterile
J F M A M J J A S O N D
BRITISH
COLUMBIA
Pl      xxxx           Uncommon, epiphyte on Fucus and Pelvetiopsis, in pools, in the mid and upper intertidal in fully sheltered habitats. Scagel 1957, p. 71. Scagel 1973, p. 135. Hawkes et al. 1979, p. 95. Display references
U        x              
S                        
COLUMBIA
RIVER
Pl                         See G. Hansen 1997 Display references
U                        
S                        
CAPE
ARAGO
Pl            x           Uncommon, epiphyte on Fucus in the mid intertidal. Dawson 1965a, p. 12. Display references
U                        
S                        
CAPE
MENDOCINO
Pl                        
U                        
S                        
POINT
ARENA
Pl        x               Rare, on rim of conceptacles of Fucus or Pelvetia (MBG 1019012, UC 402127). Kjeldsen 1995, p. 20. Display references
U        x              
S                        
SAN
FRANCISCO
Pl                         Uncommon, epiphyte on Fucus, Pelvetia, and Hesperophycus, throughout the tidal range. Smith 1944, p. 83. Display references
U                        
S      x  x            

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