Rhodymenia palmata var. sobolifera (M. )
Rhodymenia palmata var. sobolifera (M.Vahl) Harvey 1849: pl. CCXXVIII (218) [combination made pl. 217]
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCXVII-CCLXX [217-270]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Fucus soboliferus M.Vahl
Type locality: Maris Finmarkiae
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
Foslie, M. (1886). Kritisk Fortegnelse over Norges Havsalger efter aeldre botaniske Arbeider indtil Aar 1850. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 9: 85-137.
Created: 25 February 1999 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 14 December 2018.