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Rhodymenia howeana E.Y.Dawson 1941

Publication details
Rhodymenia howeana E.Y.Dawson 1941: 135, pl. 19: fig. 9

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1941). A review of the genus Rhodymenia with descriptions of new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: 123-181, pls 18-30.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia corallina (Bory) Greville

Type information
Type locality: La Punta, near Callao, Peru (1); Lobos de Tierra, Peru (2) (Dawson 1941: 135). Type: R.E. Coker #29 & 30 (1); R.E. Coker #149a (2); 25 January 1907 (1); 2 April 1907 (2); In beach drift (1); in the surf (2). Herb. Univ. Calif. ster. 198881; tetr. 199622; cyst. 199608 (Dawson 1941: 135). Notes: Sterile and tetrasporic types (1); Cytocarpic type (2). Section of cystocarp in plate 19: fig. 9 .

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Calderon, M.S., Bustamante, D.E. & Boo, S.M (2020). Red algal diversity (Rhodophyta) from Peru based on molecular analysis. Phytotaxa 454(1): 1-23, 7 figures, 1 table.

Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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Rojas Vega, N.C., Valdivieso Izquierdo, R. & Arnao Salas, I. (2018). Composición nutricional del alga roja Rhodymenia howeana de la bahía de Ancón, Perú. Revista de la Sociedad Química del Perú 84(4): 488-498, 4 tables.
Vásquez, J.A., Vega, A., Matsuhiro, B. & Faúndez, C. (1998). Biomass, reproductive phenology and chemical characterization of soluble polysaccharides from Rhodymenia howeana Dawson, (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales) in northern Chile. Botanica Marina 41: 235-242, 6 figs, 1 table.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.

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