Rhodymenia reniformis (Turner) W.J.Hooker 1833
Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh New Quay, Co. Clare, Ireland; plant to 60 mm long; collected at low water on rock
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Rhodymenia reniformis (Turner) W.J.Hooker 1833: 292
Published in: Hooker, W.J. (1833). Div. I. Inarticulatae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 254-263; 268-326. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Kallymenia reniformis (Turner) J.Agardh
Fucus reniformis Turner
Syntype localities: "Among the rejectamenta of the sea at Niton, Isle of Wight, Miss E. Everett; On the shore at Budleigh [Salterton, Devon] Mrs. Griffiths; Gathered in Cornwall by Mr. Rashleigh." (Turner 1808-1809: 110). Lectotype: BM-K Notes: The Budleigh Salterton specimen was chosen by J. Agardh as lectotype.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.