Rhodymenia palmata var. sarniensis ( )
Rhodymenia palmata var. sarniensis (Roth) Greville 1830: 93
Original publication: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Weber & Mohr
Fucus sarniensis Roth
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.
Distribution by country
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia palmata var. sarniensis (Roth) Greville)
Ireland: Mayo (Cotton 1912).
North America: Alaska (Lindstrom 1977).
Source of synonymy
Kraan, S. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). A genetic investigation of two morphotypes of Palmaria palmata (Palmariales, Rhodophyta) using Rubisco spacer and ITS 1 and ITS 2 sequences. Cryptogamie Algologie 27: 17-30.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Rhodymenia&species=palmata
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Rhodymenia&Species=palmata
Created: 04 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 September 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.