Rhodymenia lobata E.Y. 1941
Rhodymenia lobata E.Y.Dawson 1941: 147, 148, pl. 19, figs 12, 13, pl. 28, fig. 41
Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1941). A review of the genus Rhodymenia with descriptions of new species. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 3: 123-181, pls 18-30.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lobed.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Gabrielson, Widdowson & Lindstrom (2004: 135, footnote) consider that there "...appear to be no taxonomically useful characters that distinguish R. lobata from R. pacifica." - (22 Aug 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pebble Beach, Carmel Bay, California (: 148). Type: N. L. Gardner 3612; January 1917; cast ashore. Herb. Univ. Calif. 372025 (: 148).
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 24 May 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 October 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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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.