Palmaria palmata   (Linnaeus) Kuntze,  1891 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Palmariales
Family:Palmariaceae

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Description
Size: 50-300 (-1000) mm long

Color: Reddish brown

Thallus multi-axial, foliose, palmately and dichotomously lobed, pseudoparenchymatous, tetrasporangia stalked, surrounded by modified cortical cells.


Synonym (s)
Rhodymenia palmata f. quercifolia (Rosenvinge) Rosenvinge, 1898
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus palmatus Linnaeus, 1753
(Homotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata Silva et al., 1996
Palmaria expansa Stackhouse, 1809
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata (Linnaeus) Greville, 1830
(Homotypic synonym)
Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, 1891
Ulva palmata (Linnaeus) Withering, 1796
(Homotypic synonym)
Ceramium palmatum (Linnaeus) Stackhouse, 1797
(Homotypic synonym)
Delesseria palmata (Linnaeus) J. V. Lamouroux, 1813
(Homotypic synonym)
Halymenia palmata (Linnaeus) C. Agardh, 1817
(Homotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus palmatus (Linnaeus) Wahlenberg, 1826
(Homotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. sarniensis (Roth) Greville, 1830
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus ovinus Gunnerus, 1766
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus dulcis S. G. Gmelin, 1768
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ulva delicatula Gunnerus, 1772
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ulva caprina Gunnerus, 1772
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus bullatus O. F. Muller, 1777
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus foliaceus Strom, 1788
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus soboliferus M. Vahl, 1792
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus caprinus Vahl, 1794
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus delicatulus (Gunnerus) Vahl, 1797
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus rubens Esper, 1799
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus sarniensis Roth, 1806
(Heterotypic synonym)
Palmaria lanceolata Stackhouse, 1809
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus palmatus var. ß marginifer Turner, 1809
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus palmatus var. laciniatus Wahlenberg, 1812
(Heterotypic synonym)
Delesseria sobolifera (M. Vahl) J. V. Lamouroux 1813
(Heterotypic synonym)
Halymenia palmata var. marginifera (Turner) C. Agardh, 1817
(Heterotypic synonym)
Halymenia palmata var. laciniata (Wahlenberg) C. Agardh, 1817
(Heterotypic synonym)
Halymenia sobolifera (M. Vahl) C. Agardh 1817
(Heterotypic synonym)
Halymenia palmata var. simplex C. Agardh, 1817
(Heterotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus sarniensis (Roth) C. Agardh, 1817
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ulva sobolifera (M. Vahl) Lyngbye, 1819
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ulva palmata var. laciniata Lyngbye, 1819
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ulva palmata var. marginifera Lyngbye, 1819
(Heterotypic synonym)
Ulva palmata var. simplex (C. Agardh) Lyngbye, 1819
(Heterotypic synonym)
Halymenia palmata var. concatenata C. Agardh, 1822
(Heterotypic synonym)
Halymenia palmata var. sarniensis (Roth) C. Agardh, 1822
(Heterotypic synonym)
Fucus rubescens Sommerfelt, 1826
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia sobolifera (M. Vahl) Greville, 1830
(Heterotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus soboliferus (M. Vahl) Kutzing, 1843
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. sobolifera (M. Vahl) Harvey, 1847
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. marginifera Harvey, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata f. sobolifera (M. Vahl) J. Agardh, 1851
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. simplex (C. Agardh) Kleen, 1874
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata f. prolifera (Kutzing) Kjellman, 1883
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata f. angustifolia Kjellman, 1883
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata f. flabellata Rosenvinge, 1893
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. latifolia Rosenvinge, 1893
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. latifolia f. quercifolia Rosenvinge, 1893
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata var. murmanica A. D. Zinova, 1950
(Heterotypic synonym)
Rhodymenia palmata f. marginifera (Turner) A. D. Zinova, 1955
(Heterotypic synonym)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.78) (Long: 78.13) INDIA
• Gujarat INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Rao, MU (2006) Key to the identification of Indian red seaweeds Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario, volume 1. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 46-140 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Department of oceanography and fisheries, University of the Azores Available at - http://www.horta.uac.pt/
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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