Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis & N.L.Gardner 1903
Palmaria mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) van der Meer & C.J.Bird Northern California
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Rhodymenia palmata f. mollis Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1903: 315
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1903). Algae of northwestern America. University of California Publications in Botany 1: 165-418, Plates 17-27.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Devaleraea mollis (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) G.W.Saunders, C.J.Jackson & Salomaki
Type locality: USA: Washington: Whidbey Island (48.19790, -122.69291) Type: N.L. Gardner; UC (Index Nominum Algarum
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lobed or divided in the manner of an outspread hand with the sinuses between the lobes pointing to the place of attachment (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Saunders, G.W., Jackson, C. & Salomaki, E.D. (2017 '2018'). Phylogenetic analyses of transcriptome data resolve familial assignments for genera of the red-algal Acrochaetiales-Palmariales complex (Nemaliophycidae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119: 151-159, 2 fig., 3 tables.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 September 2020 by G.M. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. (1976 '1975'). An assessment of Palmaria palmata forma mollis (S. et G.) comb. nov. (= Rhodymenia palmata forma mollis S. et G.) in the eastern North Pacific. Syesis 8: 245-261.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 September 2021.