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Rhodymenia erythraea Zanardini

Publication details
Rhodymenia erythraea Zanardini 1858: 276

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1858 '1857'). Plantarum in mari Rubro hucusque collectarum enumerato (juvante A. Figari). Memoirie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 7: 209-309, pls III-XIV.

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.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hodeida, Yemen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 369).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia erythraea Zanardini)
Africa: Egypt (Aleem 1948, Papenfuss 1968 ), Somalia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Saudi Arabia (Papenfuss 1968 ), Yemen (Papenfuss 1968 ).

Distributional notes
Reported from Alexandria in Egypt (Aleem 1948) as a migrant through the Suez Canal from the Red Sea, but there have been no further reports (Verlaque et al. 2015: 229). - (5 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Key references
Aleem, A.A. (1948). The recent migration of certain Indo-Pacific algae from the Red Sea into the Mediterranean. New Phytologist 47: 88-94.

Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. [1]-362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.

Created: 21 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 November 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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