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Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva 1952

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Rhodymenia

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Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva
Piedra Seca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2007; TS thallus at margin. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva
Piedra Seca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2007; TS thallus. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva
Muigh Inis, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Laminaria hyperborea. 13 Apr 2006. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

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Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva Piedra Seca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2007; TS thallus
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva 1952: 265

Published in: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

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

Basionym
Fucus pseudopalmatus J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: "In Vasconio sinu, Hispaniaeque oris habitat." [A Coruña, Spain] (Lamouroux 1805: 29). Lectotype: CN fig. 1 (Guiry 1977 Notes: In the discussion specimens from rocks at Biarritz are mentioned.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling [Palmaria] palmata (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus pseudopalmatus J.V.Lamouroux 1805
Delesseria pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) J.V.Lamouroux 1813

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus bifidus Hudson 1778
Fucus palmetta Stackhouse 1801
Bifida divaricata Stackhouse 1809
Membranifolia palmetta Stackhouse 1809
Fucus palmetta var. crassiusculus Turner 1809
Fucus palmetta var. bifidus Turner 1809
Delesseria palmetta (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux 1813
Sphaerococcus palmetta (Stackhouse) C.Agardh 1817
Sphaerococcus palmatus S.F.Gray 1821
Sphaerococcus palmetta var. crassiusculus (Turner) C.Agardh 1822
Halymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) J.V.Lamouroux 1824
Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville 1830
Rhodymenia palmetta f. bahusiensis Areschoug 1847
Palmaria palmetta (Stackhouse) Kuntze 1891
Rhodymenia palmetta f. bifida (Truner) Batters 1902
Rhodymenia palmetta f. crassiuscula (Turner) Batters 1902
Rhodymenia palmetta var. foliolata Filarszky 1926
Rhodymenia palmetta var. simplicifolia Filarszky 1926
Rhodymenia palmetta var. crassiuscula (Turner) Lily Newton 1931
Rhodymenia pseudopalmata var. caroliniana W.R.Taylor 1960
Rhodymenia palmetta f. filiformis Kützing 1970

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva)
English: Rosy Fan Weed (Bunker & al. 2010).

Description
Flattened, fan-shaped, rather stiff, rose-red fronds, to 100 mm high, with long or short stipes arising from a discoidal base. Fronds repeatedly dichotomously lobed, axils wide, apices rounded, margin smooth.

Habitat
On rocks, shady pools, lower intertidal and subtidal (to ? m), also epiphytic on Laminaria hyperborea stipes, south and west coasts, frequent.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville)
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Levring 1974).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978), Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912), Italy (Giaccone 1969), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1934).

South America: Argentina (Pujals 1963), Brazil (Taylor 1931 , Joly 1957), Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945).

Africa: Morocco (Dangeard 1949).

Middle East: Turkey (Güven & Öztig 1971).

(as Rhodymenia palmetta var. crassiuscula (Turner) Lily Newton)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931).

(as Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva)
Atlantic Islands: Azores (Neto 1994, Tittley & Neto 1994, Parente, Neto & al. 2020), Canary Islands (Gil-Rodriguez et al. 1985, Viera-Rodriguez et al. 1987, Guadalupe et al. 1995, Woelkerling & al. 1998, Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Cape Verde Islands (John & al. 2004, Prud'homme van Reine, Haroun & Kostermans 2005, Gabriel & Fredericq 2019), Lanzarote (Gil-Rodríguez & Afonso-Carrillo 1980), Madeira (Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Parente & al. 2000, John & al. 2004).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Munda 1979, Curiel et al. 2012), Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Britain (Irvine 1983, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2015, Bunker & al. 2017), Channel Islands (Dixon 1961), France (Coppejans & Kling 1995, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954, Loiseaux-de Goër & Noailles 2008), Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974), Ireland (Guiry 1977, Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979, Irvine 1983, Whelan & Cullinane 1985, Morton 1994, Guiry 2012, Bunker & al. 2017), Italy (Cecere & al. 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Serio et al 2006), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Cremades & al., 2002, Bárbara et al. 2006, Araújo & al. 2009), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Ballesteros 1981, Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Valenzuela & Pérez-Cirera 1982, Pérez-Cirera & Maldonado 1982, Conde Poyales & Seoane Camba 1982, Gómez-Menor Robles & Fuertes Lasala 1982, Fernández, Niell & Anadón 1983, Anadón & Fernández 1986, Silva & Fernández 1988, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Conde & al. 1996, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998, Peña & Bárbara 2002, Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Gorostiaga & al., 2004, Bárbara & al. 2004, Bárbara & al. 2005, Peña & Bárbara 2008, Invernón et al. 2009, Peña & Bárbara 2010, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: Florida (Schneider & Searles 1991, Littler & Littler 2000), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (García & al. 2020), North Carolina (Taylor 1960, Schneider & Searles 1991, Kapraun & Dunwoody 2002), South Carolina (Taylor 1960, Schneider & Searles 1991), Texas (Gurgel & Fredericq 2004, Wynne 2009, Lehman 2013).

Caribbean Islands: Martinique (Delnatte & Wynne 2016), Trinidad & Tobago (Duncan & Lee Lum 2006).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Argentina (Croce & al. 2015), Brazil (Taylor 1960, Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977), Colombia (Ganesan 1990, Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003), Galápagos Islands (Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011), Uruguay (Coll & Oliveira 1999).

Africa: Angola (John & al. 2004), Gabon (Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Ghana (Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004, Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Mauritania (John & al. 2004), Morocco (Moussa & al. 2018), Namibia (Rull Lluch 2002, John & al. 2004), Senegal (John & al. 2004), Sierra Leone (Lawson & John 1987, John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997), Tunisia (Meñez & Mathieson 1981, Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987), Western Sahara (John & al. 2004).

Middle East: Israel (Einav & Israel 2008), Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin & al. 2008 , Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

(as Rhodymenia pseudopalmata var. caroliniana W.R.Taylor)
North America: North Carolina (Taylor 1960).

(as Rhodymenia palmetta f. filiformis Kützing)
Europe: Italy (Giaccone 1969).

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.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2021). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta - Rhodymeniophycidae II. Halymeniales, Nemastomatales, Peyssonneliales, Plocamiales, Rhodymeniales, Sebdeniales. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 54(384): 9-342.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Guiry, M.D. (1977). Studies on marine algae of the British Isles. 10. The genus Rhodymenia. British Phycological Journal 12: 385-425, 62 figs, 2 tables.

Irvine, L.M. & Guiry, M.D. (1983). Rhodymeniales. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2A. Cryptonemiales (sensu stricto), Palmariales, Rhodymeniales. (Irvine, L.M. Eds), pp. 77-98. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Loiseaux-de Goër, S. & Noailles, M.-C. (2008). Algues de Roscoff. pp. [1]-215, col. figs. Roscoff: Editions de la Station Biologique de Roscoff.

Sparling, S.R. (1957). The structure and reproduction of some members of the Rhodymeniaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 29(3): [i-iv], 319-396, 15 figs, 1 table, pls 48-59.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 August 2021 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Gauna, M.C., Parodi, E.R. & Cáceres, E.J. (2009). Epiphytic relationships of Pseudendoclonium submarinum Wille (Ulvophyceae) and Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (Rhodophyta) from the Patagonian coast of Argentina. Phycological Research 57(4): 313-322.
Gauna, M.C., Parodi, E.R. & Cáceres, E.J. (2009). The occurrence of Laminarionema elsbetiae (Phaeophyceae) on Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (Rhodophyta) from the Patagonian coasts of Argentina: characteristics of the relationships in natural and experimental infections, and morphology of the epi-endophyte in unialgal free culture. Algae 24(4): 249-256, 29 figs, 1 table.
Pakker, H., Beekman, C.A.C. & Breeman, A.M. (2000). Efficient photoreactivation of UVBR-induced DNA damage in the sublittoral macroalga Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 35: 109-114, 1 fig.
Pliego-Cortés, H., Bedoux, G., Boulho, R., Taupin, L., Freile-Pelegrín, Y., Bourgougnon, N. & Robledo, D. (2019). Stress tolerance and photoadaptation to solar radiation in Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (Rhodophyta) through mycosporine-like amino acids, phenolic compounds, and pigments in an Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture system. Algal Research 41(101542): [1-11].
Pliego-Cortés, H., Caamal-Fuentes, E., Montero-Muñoz, J., Freile-Pelegrín, Y. & Robledo, D. (). Growth, biochemical and antioxidant content of Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta) cultivated under salinity and irradiance treatments. Journal of Applied Phycology 29: 2595-2603.
Semesis, K. & Dawes, C.J. (1986). Chemical composition, yield, and quality of a phycolloid from the red alga Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (Lam.) Silva. Botanica Marina 29: 83-84.

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