Rhodymenia linearis J. 1841
Rhodymenia linearis J.Agardh 1841: 13
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1841). In historiam algarum symbolae. Linnaea 15: 1-50, 443-457.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "in mari Australi" (Silva & al. 1996: 370). Type: Hoffman-Bang misit; Herb. Agardh, LD 26970 (Womersley 1996: 86).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).
Sphaerococcus corallinus var. linearis (J.Agardh) Kutzing 1849
Palmaria linearis (J.Agardh) Kuntze 1891
According to Papenfuss (1964: 45), the identity of this species in uncertain. - (24 Oct 2008) - Wendy Guiry
According to Womersley (1996: 86), no Australian specimens agree well with the type and it is more likely a New Zealand species only. - (4 Mar 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
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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 23 September 2021.