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Rhodymenia californica Kylin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Rhodymenia

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Rhodymenia californica Kylin
Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Rhodymenia californica Kylin
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

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Rhodymenia californica Kylin Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
Rhodymenia californica Kylin 1931: 21, pl. 9: fig. 22

Published in: Kylin, H. (1931). Die Florideenordung Rhodymeniales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 27(11): 1-48, 8 figs, 20 plates.

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 A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia attenuata E.Y.Dawson 1941
Rhodymenia californica var. attenuata (E.Y.Dawson) E.Y.Dawson 1963

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California (Kylin 1931: 21).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

Silva, P.C. & Chacana, M.E. (2005). Marine algae from Islas San Félix y San Ambrosio (Chilean Oceanic Islands). Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 103-118.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Sparling, S.R. (1957). The structure and reproduction of some members of the Rhodymeniaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 29(3): (i-iv +) 319-396, 15 figs, 1 table, plates 48-59.

Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Delivopoulos, S.G. (2004). Ultrastructure of tetrasporogenesis in the red alga Rhodymenia californica var. attenuata(Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 47: 222-230.

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