Rhodymenia holmesii Ardissone 1893

Rhodymenia holmesii Ardissone

Rhodymenia holmesii ArdissoneEast of the Skerries, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland - 06 August 2013. Francis Bunker (fbunker@marineseen.com)

Publication Details
Rhodymenia holmesii Ardissone 1893: 682

Published in: Ardissone, F. (1893). Note alla phycologia Mediterranea. Rendiconti Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere, Serie II 26(17): 674-690.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Sussex, England; (Athanasiadis 1996: 85) Type: BM;

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Flattened, fan- or V-shaped, somewhat cartilaginous, brown-red fronds, to 100 mm high, with short stipes arising from a rhizoidal base. Fronds repeatedly dichotomously lobed, axils narrow, apices elongate sometimes forming tendril-like extensions, margin smooth.

Habitat
On rocks, shady pools, lower intertidal and subtidal (to ? m), south and west coasts, locally common in areas affected by sand or silt.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 August 2021

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