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Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description

Thallus erect to 10 cm long, fronds rising from a discoid holdfast, stipe terete expanding into a flat-shaped blade with marginal proliferations dividing diochotomously 1 to 4 times, each branch to 10 mm wide. Other species of Rhodymenia, Phyllophora; Schottera nicaeensis and Stenogramme interrupta.
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Distribution

Widespread in the British Isles generally on western shores of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Wales and England. Europe: Portugal, Spain and France. Further afield: Canary Islands, the Azores and South Africa.
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 125 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 17 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 53.5
  Temperature range (°C): 10.625 - 23.542
  Nitrate (umol/L): 1.918 - 7.489
  Salinity (PPS): 35.199 - 36.583
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.795 - 6.213
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.218 - 0.539
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.311 - 2.990

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 53.5

Temperature range (°C): 10.625 - 23.542

Nitrate (umol/L): 1.918 - 7.489

Salinity (PPS): 35.199 - 36.583

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.795 - 6.213

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.218 - 0.539

Silicate (umol/l): 2.311 - 2.990
 
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Common, epilithic and epiphytic generally sublittoral to 30 m.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Rhodymenia pseudopalmata

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Rhodymenia pseudopalmata

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 37
Species With Barcodes: 1
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