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Rhodymenia californica var. attenuata (E.Y.Dawson) E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Rhodymenia californica var. attenuata (E.Y.Dawson) E.Y.Dawson 1963: 459

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1963). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 6. Rhodymeniales. Nova Hedwigia 5: 437-476, Plates 77-95.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia californica Kylin

Basionym
Rhodymenia attenuata E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Whites Point, west of San Pedro, California(1); Pebble Beach, Carmel Bay, California (2); San Pedro, California (3) (Dawson 1941: 139). Type: N.L. Gardner 2534 (1); N.L. Gardner 3611 (2); A.J. McClatchie 1264 (3); 23 December 1912 (1); January 1917 (2); 21 October 1896 (3); On rocks in sheltered places in the lower littoral zone (1); Cast ashore (2). Herb. Univ. Calif. 276284 (1); 372081 (2); 96226 (3) (Dawson 1941: 139). Notes: Tetrasporic type (1); Cystocarpic type (2); Sterile type (3).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

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

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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References
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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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 November 2018.

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