Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh 1878

Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh

Rhodymenia leptophylla J.AgardhHawaii; section showing coloured cortical layers and more or less colourless medullary cells; scale 40 µm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Rhodymenia leptophylla J.Agardh 1878: 20

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1878 '1877'). De Algis Novae Zelandiae marinis. In Supplementum Florae Hookerianae. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 14(4): [1]-32.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: Bay of Islands, New Zealand; (Womersley 1996: 73) Lectotype: Herb. Agardh, LD; (Womersley 1996: 73) Notes: Lectotypified by Kylin, 1931: 20, fig. 15.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with slender leaves.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 January 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

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