Rhodymenia palmata var. mollis & N.L.Gardner
Rhodymenia palmata var. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903: 315
Original publication: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Palmaria mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) van der Meer & C.J.Bird
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Rhodymenia&species=palmata
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=palmata
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2007 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.)
Guiry, M.D. (1976 '1975'). An assessment of Palmaria palmata forma mollis (S. et G.) comb. nov. (= Rhodymenia palmata forma mollis S. et G.) in the eastern North Pacific. Syesis 8: 245-261.
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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 24 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.