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Rhodymenia fimbriata Greville

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 fimbriata Greville
Struis Bay, Western Cape, South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Rhodymenia fimbriata Greville
Cannon Rocks, Eastern Cape, South Africa.. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

 

Fucus bastera S.G.Gmelin

Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing Cannon Rocks, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Rhodymenia fimbriata Greville 1830: xlviii

Published in: 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, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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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 Calliblepharis fimbriata (Greville) Kützing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fringed.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Although Greville cites Sphaerococcus fimbriatus C.Agardh, 1822 as the basionym, this is an illegitimate name, and Rhodymenia fimbriata is thus treated as a new name. - (15 Jan 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Verified by: 15 January 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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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 17 October 2018.

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