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Rhodymenia decipiens Reinsch

Publication details
Rhodymenia decipiens Reinsch 1888: 148

Published in: Reinsch, P.F. (1888). Species et genera nova algarum ex insula Georgia australi. Berichte der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft 6: 144-156.

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 decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: South Georgia Lectotype: M 67.83/66 (Ricker 1987

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Source of current name
Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Key references
Reinsch, P.F. (1890). Zur Meeresalgenflora von Süd-Georgien. In: Die internationale Polarforschung 1882-1883: Geschichtlicher Theil und in einem Anhange mehrere einzelne Abhandlungen physikalischen und sonstigen Inhalts. Band II. Beschreibende Naturwissenschaften. (Neumayer, G. von Eds), pp. 366-449. Berlin: Verlag von A. Asher.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2018.

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