152,980 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,947 images, 59,201 bibliographic items, 408,279 distributional records.

Taxonomy Detail

Family Rhodymeniaceae

Rhodymeniaceae Harvey, 1846: viii.

Source: Kamiya, M., Lindstrom, S.C., Nakayama, T., Yokoyama, A., Lin, S.-M., Guiry, M.D., Gurgel, F.D.G., Huisman, J.M., Kitayama, T., Suzuki, M., Cho, T.O. & Frey, W. (2017). Rhodophyta. In: Syllabus of Plant Families, 13th ed. Part 2/2 Photoautotrophic eukaryotic Algae. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. [i]-xii, [1]-171. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Original publication: Harvey, W.H. (1846). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. , Text with plates, pls I-LXXVIII. London: Reeve & Benham.

Nomenclatural notes:

Atanasiadis (2016) refers to the statement in Silva & De Reviers 2000: 50) that if genera are assigned directly to an "Ordo" the latter should be treated as a family.

(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Afonso-Carrillo, J. & Sobrino, C. (2003). Vegetative and reproductive morphology of Botryocladia botryoides, B. occidentalis andB. canariensis sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Canary Islands. Phycologia 42(2): 138-150, 37 figs, 2 tables.

Afonso-Carrillo, J., Rodriguez-Prieto, C., Boisset, F., Sobrino, C., Tittley, I. & Neto, A.I. (2006). Botryocladia chiajeana and Botryocladia macaronesica sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean and the eastern Atlantic, with a discussion on the closely related genus Irvinea. Phycologia 45: 277-292.

Ballantine, D.L. & Aponte, N.E. (2002). Botryocladia bahamense sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Bahamas, western Atlantic. Cryptogamie, Algologie 23: 123-130.

Ballantine, D.L. & Ruiz, H. (2008). Botryocladia iridescens sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Cryptogamie, Algologie 29: 293-302.

Ballantine, D.L., Ruiz, H. & Lozada-Troche, C. (2010). Chamaebotrys prolifera sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea, based on morphology and small subunit rDNA sequences. Phycological Research 58(1): 69-77.

Ballantine, D.L., Saunders, G.W. & Ruiz, H. (2007). Halichrysis corallinarius sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Phycological Research 55(3): 240-248.

Brodie, J. & Guiry, M.D. (1988). Life history and reproduction of Cordylecladia erecta (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). British Phycological Journal 23: 347-364.

Delivopoulos, S.G. & Kugrens, P. (1984). Ultrastructure of carposporogenesis in the parasitic red alga Faucheocolax attenuata Setch. (Rhodymeniales, Rhodymeniaceae). American Journal of Botany 71: 1245-1259.

Delivopoulos, S.G. (2004). Ultrastructure of tetrasporogenesis in the red alga Rhodymenia californica var. attenuata(Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 47: 222-230.

Filloramo, G.V. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). Molecular-assisted alpha taxonomy of the genus Rhodymenia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) from Australia reveals overlooked species diversity. European Journal of Phycology 51(3): 354-367, 22 fig., 1 table.

Huisman, J.M. & Millar, A.J.K. (1996). Asteromenia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales), a new red algal genus based on Fauchea peltata. Journal of Phycology 32: 138-145, 17 figs, 1 table.

Huisman, J.M. (1996). The red algal genus Coelarthrum Børgesen (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) in Australian seas, including the description of Chamaebotrys gen. nov. Phycologia 35: 95-112.

Kajimura, M. (1986). Morphological study on Gloioderma japonica Okamura (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyceae). Botanica Marina 29: 441-447.

Kajimura, M. (1998). The morphology of Chrysymenia grandis (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Oki Islands. Studies of the San'in Region (Natural Environment) No. 14: 1-6, 8 figs.

Lewis, J.A. (1994). Transfer of the Australian red algae Kallymenia nitophylloides to Cryptonemia (Halymeniaceae) and Halymenia chondricola to Hymenocladia (Rhodymeniaceae). Taxon 43: 3-10, 12 figs.

Lozada-Troche, C., Ballantine, D.L. & Carmona, J. (2010). Cresia opalescens gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(3): 293-303.

Millar, A.J.K. (2001). The genus Sciadophycus (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Indo-Pacific (Research Note). Phycologia 40: 168-171.

Millar, A.J.K., Saunders, G.W., Strachan, I.M. & Kraft, G.T. (1996). The morphology, reproduction and small-subunit rRNA gene sequence of Cephalocystis (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta), a new genus based on Cordylecladia furcellata J. Agardh from Australia. Phycologia 35: 48-60, 30 figs, 1 table.

Moe, R.L. (1986). Hymenocladiopsis crustigena (Rhodymeniaceae), a new genus and species of marine Rhodophyceae from the Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 25: 1-9.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2007). Grammephora peyssonnelioides gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Rhodymeniaceae) from the Solomon Islands, South Pacific. Phycological Research 55(4): 286-294.

Norris, J.N. & Ballantine, D.L. (1995). Two new species of the red alga Chrysymenia J. Agardh (Rhodymeniales : Rhodymeniaceae) from the tropical western Atlantic. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 108(1): 153-165.

Norris, R.E. (1986). Coelarthrum (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyceae), a genus new to southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 52: 537-540, 8 figs.

Perestenko L.P. (2008). A new species of Rhodymenia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Japan and Okhotsk Seas. Botanicheskii Zhurnal (St. Petersburg) 93(9): 1464-1470, 2 pls.

Salhi, G., Hassoun, M., Moussa, H., Zbakh, H. & Riadi, H. (2016). First record of Rhodymenia holmesii (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) for the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco. Marine Biodiversity Records 9(62): 1-6, 1 fig.

Santiago, J. de A.S., Carneiro, P.B. de M., Santiago, A.P., Feijó, R.G. & Maggioni, R. (2016). A new species of Rhodymeniaceae (Rhodophyta, Rhodymeniales) from the Northern Brazilian coast: Botryocladia franciscana sp. nov. Phytotaxa 242(2): 137-146, 3 figs, 2 tables.

Saunders, G.W., Lane, C.E., Schneider, C.W. & Kraft, G.T. (2006). Unraveling the Asteromenia peltata species complex with clarification of the genera Halichrysis and Drouetia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 1581-1607, 83 figs, 3 tables.

Schmidt, W.E., Gurgel, C.F.D. & Fredericq, S. (2016). Taxonomic transfer of the red algal genus Gloiosaccion to Chrysymenia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales), including the description of a new species, Chrysymenia pseudoventricosa, for the Gulf of Mexico. Phytotaxa 243(1): 54-70.

Schmidt, W.E., Lozada-Troche, C., Ballantine, D.L., Arakaki, N., Gabriel, D., Norris, J.N. & Fredericq, S. (2017). Taxonomic transfer of the red algae Chrysymenia enteromorpha and C. wrightii to the genus Botryocladia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales). 324(2): 122-138, 30 figs, 2 tables.

Schmidt, W.E., Lozada-Troche, C., Ballantine, D.L., Arakaki, N., Gabriel, D., Norris, J.N. & Fredericq, S. (2017). Taxonomic transfer of the red algae Chrysymenia enteromorpha and C. wrightii to the genus Botryocladia (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales). Phytotaxa 324(2): 122-138, 30 figs, 2 tables.

Schmitz, F. & Hauptfleisch, P. (1896). Rhodymeniaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 396-405. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

Schneider, C.W. & Lane, C.E. (2008). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 9. The genus Botryocladia (Rhodophyta, Rhodymeniaceae), including B. bermudana, B. exquisita and B. flookii spp. nov. Phycologia 47: 614-619.

Schneider, C.W., Freshwater, D.W. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). First report of Halopeltis (Rhodophyta, Rhodymeniaceae) from the non-tropical Northern Hemisphere: H. adnata (Okamura) comb. nov. from Korea, and H. pellucida sp. nov. and H. willisii sp. nov. from the North Atlantic. Algae 27: 95-108, 5 figs.

Sparling, S.R. (1957). The structure and reproduction of some members of the Rhodymeniaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 29(3): (i-iv +) 319-396, 15 figs, 1 table, plates 48-59.

Turna, I., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, F. (2000). First record of Botryocladia madagascariensis G. Feldmann (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyceae) from the Gulf of Antalya (Mediterranean coast of Turkey). Plant Biosystems (Giornale Botanico Italiano) 134(1): 111-115.

Vásquez, J.A., Vega, A., Matsuhiro, B. & Faúndez, C. (1998). Biomass, reproductive phenology and chemical characterization of soluble polysaccharides from Rhodymenia howeana Dawson, (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) in northern Chile. Botanica Marina 41: 235-242, 6 figs, 1 table.

Wilkes, R.J., McIvor, L. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). Vegetative morphology and rbcL phylogeny of some members of the genera Botryocladia and Irvinea (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 45: 481-494.

Young, D.N. (1978). Ultrastructural evidence for a secretory function in the "gland cells" of the marine red alga Botryocladia pseudodichotoma (Rhodymeniaceae). Protoplasma 94: 109-126.

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