Desmarestia ligulata(Stackhouse) Lamouroux

Flatt kjerringhår in Norwegian Bokmål


The species Desmarestia ligulata belongs to:


Photos of Desmarestia ligulata (3):

  • Photo of Desmarestia ligulata
  • Photo of Desmarestia ligulata
  • Photo of Desmarestia ligulata

1 of 3: Side branches

Photo of Desmarestia ligulata
Close-up of side branches Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

2 of 3: Cross section

Photo of Desmarestia ligulata
Cross section showing axial cell and pseudoparenchymatic cortex tissue Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

3 of 3: Thallus

Photo of Desmarestia ligulata
Part of thallus Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Note: Thallus up 1 m long and opposite branched, with flattened main axis and branches. The species grows in the subtidal, often at relatively wave-exposed sites. In Norway the species is recorded on the southwest coast, but it is normally not common.

Closest relatives

Other species in the same genus (Desmarestia):

  • Desmarestia aculeata(L.) Lamouroux (2)
    • Vanleg kjerringhår in Norwegian Nynorsk
    • Vanlig kjerringhår in Norwegian Bokmål
    • Landlady's wig in English
  • Desmarestia viridis(Müller) Lamouroux (2)
    • Mykt kjerringhår in Norwegian Bokmål