Rhodomela radicans Montagne 1840

Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) Montagne

Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) MontagnePanama. Branch uncorticated; branchlets pseudodichotomously branchedDiane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication Details
Rhodomela radicans Montagne 1840: 198, pl. 5: fig. 3

Published in: Montagne, C. (1840). Seconde centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades I et II. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 13: 193-207, pls 5, 6.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodomela is Rhodomela subfusca (Woodward) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) Montagne.

Type Information
Type locality: near Cayenne, French Guiana; (Montagne 1840: 198) Lectotype (designated by King and Puttock 1989): F.R. Leprieur 361; MEL; 672285A (King & Puttock 1989: 25) Notes: PC0046492 (Isolectotype). However, the PC specimen is more likely the holotype and the MEL specimen a duplicate and no lectotypification was necessary or desirable.

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), rooting, putting forth aerial roots (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 April 2022

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