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Palmophyllum crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Class Palmophyllophyceae
Order Palmophyllales
Family Palmophyllaceae
Genus Palmophyllum


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Palmophyllum crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst
Hawaii; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Palmophyllum crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst
Hawaii; section of thallus showing small green cells; scale 20 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Palmophyllum crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst
Croatia, Middle Adriatic Sea. 09 May 2011. Ante Zuljevic (zuljevic@izor.hr). © Laboratory for Benthos, Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, SPLIT.


Cladophora brachyclados (Montagne) Harvey

Palmophyllum crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst Croatia, Middle Adriatic Sea
© Laboratory for Benthos, Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, SPLIT

Publication details
Palmophyllum crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst 1868: 49

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Palmophyllum is Palmophyllum flabellatum Kützing.

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

Palmella crassa Naccari

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chlorochytrium crassum (Naccari) Rabenhorst
Palmella crassa Naccari 1828

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Palmophyllum flabellatum Kützing 1845
Palmophyllum gestroi Piccone 1879
Palmophyllum orbiculare Bornet ex Ardissone 1887
Palmophyllum crassum var. orbiculare (Bornet ex Ardissone) Feldmann 1937
Palmophyllum crassum var. typicum Feldmann 1937
Palmophyllum crassum f. gestroi (Piccone) Giaccone 1965
Palmophyllum crassum f. flabellatum (Kützing) Giaccone 1965
Palmophyllum crassum f. orbiculare (Bornet ex Ardissone) Giaccone 1965

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

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Sartoni, G., Cinelli, F., Hirata, T., Katayama, N. & Yokohama, Y. (1993). On the lack of green light-harvesting pigments and the extremely high chlorophyll b/a ratio in the deep-water green alga, Palmophyllum crassum (Chlorosphaerales). Japanese Journal of Phycology 41: 327-331, 3 figs, 1 table.

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