Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva 1952
Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.SilvaPiedra Seca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2007; TS thallus at marginIgnacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
Rhodymenia pseudopalmata (J.V.Lamouroux) P.C.Silva 1952: 265
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: "In Vasconio sinu, Hispaniaeque oris habitat." [A Coruña, Spain]; (Lamouroux 1805: 29) Lectotype: CN; fig. 1 (Guiry 1977) Notes: In the discussion specimens from rocks at Biarritz are mentioned.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), resembling [Palmaria] palmata (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Flattened, fan-shaped, rather stiff, rose-red fronds, to 100 mm high, with long or short stipes arising from a discoidal base. Fronds repeatedly dichotomously lobed, axils wide, apices rounded, margin smooth.
On rocks, shady pools, lower intertidal and subtidal (to ? m), also epiphytic on Laminaria hyperborea stipes, south and west coasts, frequent.
Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 27 August 2021
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2022