Rhodymenia palmata var. sarniensis (Mertens)
Rhodymenia palmata var. sarniensis (Mertens) Greville 1830: 93
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, -218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
Publication date: Feb.-March 1830
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) F.Weber & D.Mohr
Fucus sarniensis Mertens
Type locality: "Ex insula Sarnia misit amicus quidam Mertensio." [Guernsey, Channel Islands, Mertens] (Roth 1806: 103).
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
Kraan, S. & Guiry, M.D. (2006). A genetic investigation of two morphotypes of Palmaria palmata (Palmariales, Rhodophyta) using Rubisco spacer and ITS 1 and ITS 2 sequences. Cryptogamie Algologie 27: 17-30.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Created: 04 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2019.