Halosiphon tomentosus(Lyngbye) Jaasund

Lodnetaum in Norwegian Bokmål


The species Halosiphon tomentosus belongs to:


Photos of Halosiphon tomentosus (2):

  • Photo of Halosiphon tomentosus
  • Photo of Halosiphon tomentosus

1 of 2: Several thalli growing together

Photo of Halosiphon tomentosus
Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use

Note: The species is seasonal and occurs in the upper sublittoral during spring-early summer in South-Norway, and during summer in North-Norway. It has a characteristic habit with a long (normally to 1 m) and unbranched thallus, densely covered with pigmented assimilation hairs, except for the lowermost part.

2 of 2: Microscope view

Photo of Halosiphon tomentosus
Part of thallus carrying pigmented assimilation hairs Photo: © Kjersti SjøtunTerms of use