Rhodymenia sobolifera (M. )
Rhodymenia sobolifera (M.Vahl) Greville 1830: xlix, 95 (as 'Rhodomenia' )
Published in: 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 synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Fucus soboliferus M.Vahl
Type locality: Maris Finmarkiae
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bearing creeping rooting stems or roots (Neal 1993).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Created: 20 November 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.