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Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht 1852

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Fucophycidae
Order Laminariales
Family Laminariaceae
Genus Postelsia

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Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Tofino, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Looking up at Postelsia palmaeformis. Tofino, B.C. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
close-up of transition between stipe and blades. Tofino, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Illustration from F.J. Ruprecht, 1852.. 26 Jul 2016.

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Washington, U.S.A. 01 Jun 1985. Trevor Norton . © Trevor Norton (tandwnorton@manx.net).

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Cape Perpetua, Oregon, USA; holdfast. 13 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Cape Perpetua, Oregon, USA. 14 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
Cape Perpetua, Oregon, USA; exposed rocks mid-intertidal. 13 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht
British Columbia; fertile male and female gametophytes (little vegetative development) and young sporophytes . 01 Jan 0001. Eric Henry. © Eric Henry (eric@reedmariculture.com).

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Laminaria longipedalis Okamura

Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht Gualala, Mendocino Co., California, USA; mature plants
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht 1852: 75, pls VI [6], VIII [8, pro parte] (as 'palmaeformis' )

Published in: Ruprecht, F.J. (1852). Neue oder unvöllstandig bekannte Pflanzen aus dem nördlichen Theile des Stillen Oceans. Mémoires de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences de Saint-Pétersbourg, Sixième Série, Sciences Naturelles 7: 55-82, 8 pls.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Postelsia.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Virginia palma-maris Areschoug 1853

Nomenclatural notes
Specific epithet corrected in accordance with ICN Art. 60.10 (Shezhen Code, Turland et al. 2018). - (11 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Postelsia palmiformis Ruprecht)
English: Sea Palm (Madlener 1977).

German: See-Palme (Braune 2008).

Type information
Type locality: Bodega Bay [Sonoma Co., California, U.S.A.] (Ruprecht 1852: 75). Type: Wosnessenski; LE?

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Lane, C.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2005). Molecular investigation reveals epi/endophytic extrageneric kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) gametophytes colonizing Lessoniopsis littoralis thalli. Botanica Marina 48: 426-436.

Lane, C.E., Mayes, C., Druehl, L.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2006). A multi-gene molecular investigation of the kelp (Laminariales, Phaeophyceae) supports substantial taxonomic re-organization. Journal of Phycology 42: 493-512.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 11 January 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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