Rhodomela radicans Montagne 1840
Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) MontagnePanama. Branch uncorticated; branchlets pseudodichotomously branchedDiane Littler (email@example.com)
Rhodomela radicans Montagne 1840: 198, pl. 5: fig. 3
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bostrychia radicans (Montagne) Montagne.
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).
This is a marine species.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 08 April 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022