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Acrosorium decumbens (J.Agardh) Kylin

Publication details
Acrosorium decumbens (J.Agardh) Kylin 1929: 10

Published in: Kylin, H. (1929). Die Delesseriaceen Neu-seelands. Lunds Univ. Arsskr. N.F. Avd. 2 25(2): 15, 12 plates.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Nitophyllum decumbens J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), with prostrate stems, the tips rising upwards (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitophyllum decumbens J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Adams, N.M. (1994). Seaweeds of New Zealand. An Illustrated Guide. pp. [1-7], 8-360, 116 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.

Millar, A.J.K. (1990). Marine red algae of the Coffs Harbour region, northern New South Wales. Australian Systematic Botany 3: 293-593, 76 figs, 2 tables.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

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

Miller, I.J. (2005). Evaluation of the structures of polysaccharides from three taxa in the genus Hymenena and from Acrosorium decumbens (Rhodophyta, Delesseriaceae). Botanica Marina 48: 148-156.

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