Corallina palmata J.Ellis & 1786
Corallina palmata J.Ellis & Solander 1786: 118, pl. 21: figs. a, A
Published in: Ellis, J. & Solander, D. (1786). The natural history of many curious and uncommon zoophytes, collected from various parts of the globe by the late John Ellis...Systematically arranged and described by the late Daniel Solander, M.D., F.R.S. &c.. pp. [i]-xii, -208, 63 pls. London: Printed for Benjamin White and Son, at Horace's Head, Fleet-Street and Peter Elmsly, in the Strand.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrocardia palmata (J.Ellis & Solander) Areschoug
Type locality: "American Seas" (but thought to be South Africa (Silva & al. 1996: 227). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by W.R. Taylor (1960: 411)
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.
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.
Created: 19 June 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 30 October 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 September 2021.