Rhodymenia decumbens W.R.Taylor
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
Created: 27 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.