Rhodymenia palmata f. microphylla J. , nom. ined.
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Choreocolax americanus Reinsch
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Included in the synonymy of Palmaria palmata by Athanasiadis (2016: 169) with a question mark. - (4 Apr 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 September 2018.