Rhodymenia palmata var. mollis ( & N.L.Gardner) G.M.Smith
Palmaria mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) van der Meer & C.J.Bird Northern California
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Rhodymenia palmata var. mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) G.M.Smith 1944: 301
Published in: Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Devaleraea mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) G.W.Saunders, C.J.Jackson & Salomaki
USA: Washington: Whidbey Island (48.19790, -122.69291)
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.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Saunders, G.W., Jackson, C. & Salomaki, E.D. (2017 '2018'). Phylogenetic analyses of transcriptome data resolve familial assignments for genera of the red-algal Acrochaetiales-Palmariales complex (Nemaliophycidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119: 151-159, 2 fig., 3 tables.
Created: 22 January 2018 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 23 January 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Guiry, M.D. (1976 '1975'). An assessment of Palmaria palmata forma mollis (S. et G.) comb. nov. (= Rhodymenia palmata forma mollis S. et G.) in the eastern North Pacific. Syesis 8: 245-261.
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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 18 November 2018.