Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Rhodymeniales > Family Lomentariaceae > Genus Lomentaria

Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) F.S.Collins, 1937

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LomentariaLyngbye, 1819accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): spissbladet rosenrør sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: kantgrenet rosenrør sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: spissbladet rosenrør sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: spissbladet rosenrør
 Norwegian Nynorsk: spissblada rosenrøyr
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): spissblada rosenrøyr sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: kantgrening


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Barcode of Life (8 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (2 publications)
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Lomentaria orcadensis (Harvey) F.S.Collins, 1937. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145830




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EU Birds Directive:
Annex I 2009This species is the subject of special conservation measures concerning their habitat in order to ensure their survival and reproduction in their area of distribution, according to Annex I of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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