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Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker

Publication details
Palmaria decipiens (Reinsch) R.W.Ricker 1987: 218; pl. 5, 29

Published in: Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Palmaria is Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Rhodymenia decipiens Reinsch

Type information
Type locality: South Georgia Lectotype: M 67.83/66 (Ricker 1987

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), deceiving (used of a species closely resembling another) (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia decipiens Reinsch 1888
Leptosarca decipiens (Reinsch) Skottsberg 1919
Leptosomia decipiens (Reinsch) Kylin 1956

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia palmetta var. multiloba Reinsch 1890
Leptosarca dumontioides A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905
Leptosarca simplex A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905
Gracilaria simplex (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1905
Gracilaria dumontioides A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1907
Leptosarca antarctica Skottsberg 1919
Leptosarca alcicornis Skottsberg 1919
Rhodymenia antarctica Skottsberg 1953
Leptosomia simplex (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Kylin 1956
Leptosomia alcicornis (Skottsberg) Kylin 1956
Leptosomia antarctica (Skottsberg) Kylin 1956

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.

Quartino, M.L., Zaixso, H.E. & Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2005). Biological and environmental characterization of marine macroalgal assemblages in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 48: 187-197.

Runcie, J.W. & Riddle, M.J. (2006). Photosynthesis of marine macroalgae in ice-covered and ice-free environments in East Antarctica. European Journal of Phycology 41: 223-233.

Created: 19 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Lüder, U.H., Wiencke, C. & Knoetzel, J. (2002). Acclimation of photosynthesis and pigments during and after six months of darkness in Palmaria decipiens (Rhodophyta): A study to simulate Antarctic winter sea ice cover. Journal of Phycology 38: 904-913.
Matsuhiro, B. & Urzúa, C. C. (1996). The acidic polysaccharide from Palmaria decipiens (Palmariales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 15: 491-495.
Poppe, F., Hanelt, D. & Wiencke, C. (2002). Changes in ultrastructure, photosynthetic activity and pigments in the Antarctic red alga Palmaria decipiens during acclimation to UV radiation. Botanica Marina 45: 253-261.
Weykam, G., Thomas, D.N. & Wiencke, C. (1997). Growth and photosynthesis of the Antarctic red algae Palmaria decipiens (Palmariales) and Iridaea cordata (Gigartinales) during and following extended periods of darkness. Phycologia 36: 395-405, 5 figs, 2 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.

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