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Rhodymenia bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) Greville 1830

Publication details
Rhodymenia bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) Greville 1830: xlviii

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, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.
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Publication date: Feb.-March 1830

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 Rhodophyllis bifida (J.V.Lamouroux) Kützing

Basionym
Delesseria bifida J.V.Lamouroux

Type information
Type locality: Hampshire, England [type of Fucus bifidus Turner, nom. illeg.] (Woelkerling & al. 2020: 9). Lectotype: BM herbarium sheet 000044298 Specimen A (Proschkina-Lavrenko 1955: 90).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J., Furnari, G., Cormaci, M., McNeill, J. & Guiry, M.D. (2020). Typification and nomenclature of Rhodophyllis bifida and R. divaricata (Rhodophyta) in relation to Fucus bifidus Hudson, F. bifidus Turner, Bifida divaricata Stackhouse and Delesseria bifida J.V. Lamouroux. Notulae Algarum 154: 1-14, 5 figs.

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M.D. Guiry 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.

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