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Rhodymenia divaricata E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Rhodymenia divaricata E.Y.Dawson 1941: 141, pl. 23, fig. 31

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1941). A review of the genus Rhodymenia with descriptions of new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: 123-181, pls 18-30.
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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
Adjective (Latin), divaricate, spreading at a wide angle (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Some, if not all, records of Rhodymenia divaricata from the eastern coast of North America may refer to Gracilaria galetensis (Dawes & Mathieson 2008: 372, and included reeferences). - (8 Mar 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Guaymas Bay, Sonora, Mexico (Dawson 1941: 141).E. Y. Dawson 53; 22 January 1940.; Dredged in 2-3 fms., mud bottom. AHF no. 1 (Dawson 1941: 141).

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Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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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 09 December 2018.

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