Rhodymenia palmata var. simplex (C.Agardh) Harvey 1849

Publication Details
Rhodymenia palmata var. simplex (C.Agardh) Harvey 1849: pl. CCXVII [217]

Published in: Kleen, E.A.G. (1874). Om Nordlandens högre hafsalger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 31(9): 1-46, Plates IX, X.

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 Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr.

Basionym
Halymenia palmata var. simplex C.Agardh

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 April 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 April 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2024

 
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