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Rhodymenia dichotoma J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Publication details
Rhodymenia dichotoma J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 186, pl. 72, fig. 1

Published in: Harvey, W.H. & Hooker, J.D. (1845). XXXVI. Algae L. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S., etc. by Joseph Dalton Hooker, M.D., R.N., F.L.S., assistant surgeon of the "Erebus" and botanist to the expedition. Vol. 1. Flora antarctica. Part I. Botany of Lord Auckland's Group and Campbell's Island. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 175-193. London: L. Reeve.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dichotomous, having divisions always in pairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callophyllis dichotoma (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing 1849

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Crouan & Crouan in Mazé, 1868:30, but it was illegitimate - (30 Jan 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Mazé, H. (1868). Hydrophytes de la Guyane Française: nomenclature générale des plantes cellulaires de la Guyane recueillies par divers de 1835 a 1868. pp. iii + 41, no fig. Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe).

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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Verified by: 30 January 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.

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