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Rhodymenia palmata f. microphylla J.Agardh, nom. ined.

Publication details
Rhodymenia palmata f. microphylla J.Agardh in Kjellman 1883, nom. ined.

Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.
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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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr

Basionym
Choreocolax americanus Reinsch

Type information
Type locality: Ora atlantica Amer. bor. (in Lophura sp.) [Atlantic shores of North America] (Reinsch 1875: 64).

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
Included in the synonymy of Palmaria palmata by Athanasiadis (2016: 169) with a question mark. - (4 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2018.

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