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Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Rhodymenia

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Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Compsonema gracile Kuckuck

Palmaria mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) van der Meer & C.J.Bird Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903: 315

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.

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 Devaleraea mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) G.W.Saunders, C.J.Jackson & Salomaki

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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
USA: Washington: Whidbey Island (48.19790, -122.69291)

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Source of current name
Saunders, G.W., Jackson, C. & Salomaki, E.D. (2017 '2018'). Phylogenetic analyses of transcriptome data resolve familial assignments for genera of the red-algal Acrochaetiales-Palmariales complex (Nemaliophycidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119: 151-159, 2 fig., 3 tables.

Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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References
(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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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2018.

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