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Rhodymenia palmata var. sobolifera (M.Vahl) Harvey

Publication details
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.
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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
Fucus soboliferus M.Vahl

Type information
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).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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