Neurocaulon reniforme (Turner)
Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plant to 60 mm long; collected at low water on rock
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Neurocaulon reniforme (Turner) Zanardini 1869: 464
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1868). Scelta di Ficee nuove o più rare del mare Adriatico. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 14: 179-216, pls LXV-LXXII, B.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neurocaulon is Neurocaulon foliosum (Meneghini) Zanardini ex Kützing.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
Fucus reniformis Turner
Syntype localities: "Among the rejectamenta of the sea at Niton, Isle of Wight, Miss E. Everett; On the shore at Budleigh [Salterton, Devon] Mrs. Griffiths; Gathered in Cornwall by Mr. Rashleigh." (Turner 1808-1809: 110). Lectotype: BM-K Notes: The Budleigh Salterton specimen was chosen by J. Agardh as lectotype.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
As to type this name is synonymous with Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh; as to materials the name refers in the Mediterranean to Neurocaulon foliosum. - (24 Sep 2018) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.
Created: 13 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 September 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.)
Codomier, L. (1972). Le cycle du Neurocaulon reniforme (P. et R.) Zanardini (Rhodophycée, Gigartinale). Mémoires de la Sociéte Botanique de France : 293-310.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.