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Rhodymenia polycarpa (Greville) Greville

Publication details
Rhodymenia polycarpa (Greville) Greville 1830

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 Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey

Basionym
Sphaerococcus polycarpus Greville

Type information
Type locality: under Tait's Hill, near Plymouth (Silva 1996-to date). type: Miss Hill; 1814; (Silva 1996-to date

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Freshwater, D.W. & Hommersand, M. (2016). Gracilaria corallicola and G. multipartita (Gracilariales, Rhodophyta), two related flattened European species. European Journal of Phycology 51(4): 444-460.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 July 2019.

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