Palmaria expansa Stackhouse 1809: 69
Original publication: 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 taxonomic synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Weber & Mohr
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), expanded, spread out (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Palmaria expansa Stackhouse)
Europe: Britain (Stackhouse 1809).
Source of synonymy
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).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Palmaria&species=expansa
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Palmaria&Species=expansa
Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.