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Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh 1851

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae
Genus Rhodymenia


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Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Peter the Great Bay, Russia. 28 Mar 2012. Oksana Belous. © Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru).

Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh
Illustration of Porphyra pertusa from Postels & Ruprecht, Illustrationes algarum (1840). 26 Mar 2009. Out of copyright. © Out of copyright.


Chondria angustata Kylin

Sparlingia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) G.W.Saunders, I.M.Strachan & Kraft Peter the Great Bay, Russia
© Oksana Belous (ksu_bio@mail.ru)

Publication details
Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) J.Agardh 1851: 376

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 1. pp. 337 [bis]-351 [bis] 352-506. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Rhodymenia is Rhodymenia palmetta (Stackhouse) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sparlingia pertusa (Postels & Ruprecht) G.W.Saunders, I.M.Strachan & Kraft

Porphyra pertusa Postels & Ruprecht

Type information
Type locality: Kamchatka, Siberia Type: S (Yoshida 1998: 860).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Saunders, G.W., Strachan, I.M. & Kraft, G.T. (1999). The families of the order Rhodymeniales (Rhodophyta): a molecular-systematic investigation with a description of Faucheaceae fam. nov. Phycologia 38: 23-40.

Key references
Kjellman, F.R. (1889). Om Beringhafvets algflora [About the Bering Sea algae]. Kongl. Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 23(8): 1-58, pls I-VII.

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 93-119, pls XXI-XXV. Tokyo: The Author.

Sparling, S.R. (1957). The structure and reproduction of some members of the Rhodymeniaceae. University of California Publications in Botany 29(3): [i-iv], 319-396, 15 figs, 1 table, pls 48-59.

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Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boney, A.D. (1974). Cryptochiton sugar-gland carbohydrase activity and the spore floridean starch of Rhodymenia pertusa (Post. et Rupr.) J. Ag.. British Phycological Journal 9: 215.
Boney, A.D. (1976). Carpospore liberation by Rhodymenia pertusa. British Phycological Journal 11: 191-192.
Boney, A.D. (1978). Floridean starch of carpospores of Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels. et Rupr.) J. Ag.. Nova Hedwigia XXIX: 565-567.
Boney, A.D. (1978). The liberation and dispersal of carpospores of the red alga Rhodymenia pertusa (Postels et Rupr.) J. Ag.. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 32: 1-6.
Tokida, J. & Masaki, T. (1959). Studies on the reproductive organs of red algae III. On the development of female organs in Schizymenia dubyi, Gymnogongrus flabelliformis, and Rhodymenia pertusa. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 10: 87-96.
Yabu, H. (1976). A report on the cytology of Rhodymenia palmata, Rh. pertusa and Halosaccion saccatum (Rhodophyta). Bull. Fac. Fish., Hokkaido Univ. 27: 51-62.

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