Rhodophyllis bifida ( ) Kützing
Rhodophyllis bifida (Greville) Kützing 1847: 23
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodophyllis.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodophyllis divaricata (Stackhouse) Papenfuss
Rhodymenia bifida Greville
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Dixon & Irvine (1972: 138), Rhodophyllis bifida should be treated as a new name and attributed to Kützing (1847: 23). - (30 Sep 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, -252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature. IV. Botaniska Notiser 120: 137-141.
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.
Created: 14 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 September 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.