Palmaria prolifera ( ) 1891
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.
Publication date: 5 Nov 1891
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilaria truncata Kraft
Rhodymenia prolifera Harvey
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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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