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Rhodymenia decumbens W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Rhodymenia decumbens W.R.Taylor 1945: 251, pl. 84: fig. 1

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), with prostrate stems, the tips rising upwards (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: I. Baltra, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 251). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-331; 22 January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 251). Notes: Type dredged off shore in 9 m of water, I. Baltra (Taylor, 1945).

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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.

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