Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Palmariales > Family Palmariaceae > Genus Palmaria

Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Weber & Mohr, 1805

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PalmariaStackhouse, 1802accepted genus name

Species group names

Rhodymenia palmata (Linnaeus) Greville, 1830 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): søl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: rood lapwier sources: Coppejans, E. (1998). Flora van de Noord-Franse en Belgische zeewieren [Marine algae of northern France and Belgium]. Nationale Plantentuin van België: Meise, Belgium. ISBN 90-72619-41-2. 462 pp.
 English: dillisk; dulse sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 English-United States: Dulse sources: Charles Hussey
 Norwegian: søl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: søl
 Norwegian Nynorsk: søl
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): søl sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: söl


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source

Thomas, M.L.H. (ed.). 1983. Marine and coastal systems of the Quoddy Region, New Brunswick. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64. 306 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Barcode of Life (36 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (13 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
GenBank (73 nucleotides; 65 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Palmaria palmata (Linnaeus) Weber & Mohr, 1805. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:145771




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