Rhodymenia palmata f. quercifolia Rosenvinge
Rhodymenia palmata f. quercifolia Rosenvinge 1893: 810, no fig.
Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
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.
Rhodymenia palmata var. latifolia f. quercifolia Rosenvinge is often cited as the basionym with Rhodymenia palmata f. quercifolia (Rosenvinge) Rosenvinge being cited as a new combination. However, names only have priority in their own rank, so the correct citation is Rhodymenia palmata f. quercifolia Rosenvinge, dating from 1893 - (28 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1898). Deuxième mémoire sur les algues marines du Groenland. pp. 1-125, 1 pl. Copenhagen: Bianco Luno (F. Dreyer).
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 07 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 January 2019.