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Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Kallymeniaceae
Genus Kallymenia

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Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, transverse sección with tetrasporangia, Ría de Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain, 2007. 27 Feb 2014. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, transverse seccion, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2006. 27 Feb 2014. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, squash, Ría de Vigo, Galicia, Spain, 2006. 27 Feb 2014. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
microscope, transverse seccion, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2008. 27 Feb 2014. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
subtidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2007. 27 Feb 2014. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
Benencia, 2011, cystocarpos. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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

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Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plant to 60 mm long; collected at low water on rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

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 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus reniformis Turner 1809
Halymenia reniformis (Turner) C.Agardh 1822
Rhodymenia reniformis (Turner) W.J.Hooker 1833
Euhymenia reniformis (Turner) Kützing 1843
Neurocaulon reniforme (Turner) Zanardini 1869

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus reniformis var. tenuior Turner 1809
Fucus acetabulus Gouan 1815
Fucus rotundifolius Draparnaud 1815
Kallymenia reniformis var. undulata J.Agardh 1851
Kallymenia larterae Holmes 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh)
English: Beautiful Kidney Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).

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.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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.

Codomier, L. (1972 '1971'). Recherches sur les Kallymenia (Cryptonemiales, Kallymeniacées) I. Les espèces Méditerranéennes. Vie et Milieu 22A: 1-54.

Hommersand, M.H. & Ott, D.W. (1970). Development of the carposporophyta of Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J. Agardh. Journal of Phycology 6: 322-331.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Rodriguez-Prieto, C. & Hommersand, M.H. (2009). Behaviour of the nuclei in pre- and postfertilization stages in Kallymenia (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 48(3): 138-155, 90 figs, 1 table.

Saunders, G.W., Huisman, J.M., Vergés, A., Kraft, G.T. & Le Gall, L. (2017). Phylogenetic analyses support recognition of ten new genera, ten new species and 16 new combinations in the family Kallymeniaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(2): 79-132, 126 figs.

Vergés, A. & Rodriguez-Prieto, C. (2006). Anatomical characteristics and reproductive structures of Kallymenia lacerata (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27: 31-43.

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References
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Deslandes, E., Potin, P., Zinoun, M. & Floc'h, J.Y. (1990). Contribution on the content and nature of the phycocolloid from Kallymenia reniformis (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta). Hydrobiologia 204/205: 603-608.
Deslandes, E., Potin, P., Zinoun, M. & Floc'h, J. Y. (1990). Contribution on the content and nature of the phycocolloid from Kallymenia reniformis (Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 13: 603-608.
Hommersand, M.H. & Ott, D.W. (1970). Development of the carposporophyta of Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J. Agardh. Journal of Phycology 6: 322-331.

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