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Arthrocardia palmata (J.Ellis & Solander) Areschoug

Publication details
Arthrocardia palmata (J.Ellis & Solander) Areschoug in J. Agardh 1852: 549

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1852). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumis secundi: Algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 2. pp. 577-700 [701-720, Addenda and Index]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Arthrocardia is Arthrocardia corymbosa (Lamarck) Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Corallina palmata Ellis & Solander

Type information
Type locality: "American Seas" (but thought to be South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 227). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by W.R. Taylor (1960: 411)

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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Corallina palmata Ellis & Solander 1786
Cheilosporum palmatum (Ellis & Solander) Yendo 1902

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Arthrocardia attenuata Manza 1937
Jania digitata Manza 1937

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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