Rhodymenia palmetta ( )
Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville 1830: xlviii, 88
Original publication: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva
Membranifolia palmetta Stackhouse
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Levring 1974).
Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).
Taylor (1945) cites this species as Rhodymenia Palmetta (Esper) Greville.
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1- 178, 36 figs.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Rhodymenia&species=palmetta
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=Rhodymenia&Species=palmetta
Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 July 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Holmes, E.M. (1883). Rhodymenia palmetta, var nicaeensis. J. Bot. 21: 289-290.
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Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:100268