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Rhodymenia attenuata E.Y.Dawson 1941

Publication details
Rhodymenia attenuata E.Y.Dawson 1941: 139, pl. 19: figs 10-11; pl. 24: fig 35

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1941). A review of the genus Rhodymenia with descriptions of new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: 123-181, pls 18-30.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodymenia californica Kylin

Type information
Type locality: Whites Point, west of San Pedro, California(1); Pebble Beach, Carmel Bay, California (2); San Pedro, California (3) (Dawson 1941: 139). Type: N.L. Gardner 2534 (1); N.L. Gardner 3611 (2); A.J. McClatchie 1264 (3); 23 December 1912 (1); January 1917 (2); 21 October 1896 (3); On rocks in sheltered places in the lower littoral zone (1); Cast ashore (2). Herb. Univ. Calif. 276284 (1); 372081 (2); 96226 (3) (Dawson 1941: 139). Notes: Tetrasporic type (1); Cystocarpic type (2); Sterile type (3).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), attenuate (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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Verified by: 04 October 2007 by M.D. Guiry

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Delivopoulos, S.G. (2004). Ultrastructure of tetrasporogenesis in the red alga Rhodymenia californica var. attenuata(Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodymeniales, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 47: 222-230.

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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.

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