Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh 1842

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh

Current name: Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, ganglionic cell (stellate cell) in the medulla; Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arosa, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh 1842: 99

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.

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Publication date: 9 April 1842

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

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

Basionym
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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Thin, flattened, purplish red fronds, with small discoid holdfast and short stipe, to 350 mm high, 0.5-1.5 times as broad as long. Blade obovate, entire or cleft into obovate or wedge-shaped segments.

Habitat
On rock in shady pools, low intertidal and subtidal to nn m, south and west coasts, occasional.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 June 2021

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