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Sphaerococcus palmatus S.F.Gray, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Sphaerococcus palmatus S.F.Gray 1821, nom. illeg.

Published in: Gray, S.F. (1821). A natural arrangement of British plants, according to their relations to each other, as pointed out by Jussieu, De Candolle, Brown, &c. including those cultivated for use; with an introduction to botany, in which the terms newly introduced are explained; illustrated by figures. pp. vol. 1: [i]-xxviii, [1]- 824, pls I-XXI plates. London: Printed for Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Paternoster-Row.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Sphaerococcus is Sphaerococcus coronopifolius Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva

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.

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of name; cited Fucus palmetta Esper, inter alia, [INA]. - (4 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 April 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 19 November 2018.

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