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Palmaria prolifera (Harvey) Kuntze 1891

Publication details
Palmaria prolifera (Harvey) Kuntze 1891: 909

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Palmaria is Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria truncata Kraft

Basionym
Rhodymenia prolifera Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Hawke Bay, New Zealand (Silva & al. 1996: 178). Type: Colenso; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), producing offsets, bearing progeny as offshoots (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Kraft, G.T. (1977). Transfer of the New Zealand red alga Tylotus proliferus (Gracilariaceae, Gigartinales) to the genus Gracilaria. New Zealand Journal of Botany 15: 495-502, 15 figs.

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