Palmaria expansa , nom. illeg.
Palmaria expansa Stackhouse 1809: 69, nom. illeg.
Published in: Stackhouse, J. (1809). Tentamen marino-cryptogamicum, ordinem novum; in genera et species distributum, in Classe XXIVta Linnaei sistens. Mémoires de la Société Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou 2: -97.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous. - (4 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Irvine, L.M. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). Palmariales. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta, Part 2A Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales. (Irvine, L.M. Eds) Vol. 1 (2A), pp. 65-98. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.