Rhodymenia palmatiformis f. linearis
Rhodymenia palmatiformis f. linearis Skottsberg 1919: 23
Published in: Kylin, H. & Skottsberg, C. (1919). Zur Kenntnis der subantarktischen und antarktischen Meeresalgen. II. Rhodophyceen. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Südpolar-Expedition 1901-1903. (Nordenskjöld, O. Eds) Vol. 4: 2, pp. 1-88. Stockholm: Litographisches Institut des Generalstabs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria georgica (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker
Rhodymenia linearis J.Agardh
Type locality: "in mari Australi" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 370). Type: Hoffman-Bang misit; Herb. Agardh, LD 26970 (Womersley 1996: 86).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The basionym is, with doubt, attributed to "Sphaerococcus linearis Kutz. Sp. Alg. 780, Tab. phyc. XVIII, 32, t. 91" both of which names are based on Rhodymenia linearis J. Agardh (q.v.) based on plants "in mari australi" which have not been examined. A latin diagnosis is also provided: "profunde subdichotoma laciniis linearibus augustis" and the forma name is treated as new here.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Created: 17 November 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.