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Rhodymenia palmata var. marginifera (Turner) Harvey

Publication details
Rhodymenia palmata var. marginifera (Turner) Harvey 1849: pl. CCXVII [217]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). 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. pp. text with plates, pls CCXVII-CCLXX [217-270]. London: Reeve & Benham.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
In the text to pl. 217, Harvey does not cite the name Fucus palmatus var. marginifer Turner (q.v.) under his var. ß marginifera, only listing Fucus palmatus as described by Stackhouse Ner. Brit. p. 54, t. 12 and Ulva caprina Gunnerus Fl. Nov. vol. ii, p. 126, t. 6, f. 4. Consequently, this is a new name which should be attributed solely to Harvey.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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