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Rhodymenia mammillaris Montagne 1842

Publication details
Rhodymenia mammillaris Montagne 1842: 252

Published in: Montagne, C. (1842). Troisième centurie de plantes cellulaires exotiques nouvelles. Décades V, VI, VII et VIII. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 241-282, pl. 7.
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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 Gracilaria mammillaris (Montagne) M.Howe

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Martinique, French West Indies, Windward Is., Lesser Antilles (Gurgel et al. 2004: 174). Holotype: US Alg. Coll.-204336 (epitype) PC (Gurgel et al. 2004: 174). Notes: Type collector: Duperrey (INA). Epitype: US Alg. Coll.-204336; NW Gulf of Mexico: offshore Louisiana, dredged from ca 75 m depth, R/V Pelican station 3.2, July 1, 2001, leg. S. Fredericq. According to Hardesty & Freshwater (2018), the currently designated G. mammillaris epitype represents a unique species, Gracilaria gurgelii.

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Source of current name
Howe, M.A. (1918). Class 3. Algae. In: Flora of Bermuda (illustrated). (Britton, N.L. Eds), pp. 489-540. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

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