Rhodymenia polycarpa ( )
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, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria multipartita (Clemente) Harvey
Sphaerococcus polycarpus Greville
Type locality: under Tait's Hill, near Plymouth (Silva 1996-to date). type: Miss Hill; 1814; (Silva 1996-to date
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 19 January 2017 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2017 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 20 September 2018.