Euhymenia reniformis (Turner) Kützing 1843

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, squash, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2006 - 27 February 2014. Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Euhymenia reniformis (Turner) Kützing 1843: 400

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Euhymenia.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh.

Fucus reniformis Turner

Type Information
Syntype localities: "Among the rejectamenta of the sea at Niton, Isle of Wight, Miss E. Everett; On the shore at Budleigh [Salterton, Devon] Mrs. Griffiths; Gathered in Cornwall by Mr. Rashleigh."; (Turner 1808-1809: 110) Lectotype: BM-K; Notes: The Budleigh Salterton specimen was chosen by J. Agardh as lectotype.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 August 2021

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