Acrochaetium botryocarpum ( ) J.
Acrochaetium botryocarpum (Harvey) J.Agardh 1892: 48
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton
Callithamnion botryocarpum Harvey
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 95). Holotype: not in TCD Harvey No. 324, travelling collection (Woelkerling 1971: 38). Notes: TCD; Collector: W.H. Harvey (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Stegenga, H., Mol, I., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lokhorst, G.M. (1997). Checklist of the marine algae of the Netherlands. Gorteria Supplement 4: 3-57.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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May, V. (1947). Studies on Australian marine algae. III. Geographical records of various species and observations on Acrochaetium botryocarpum (Harv.) J. Ag. and Pterocladia capillacea (Gmel.) Born. and Thur.. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 71: 273-277, pl. XIX.
Woelkerling, W.J. (1970). Acrochaetium botryocarpum (Harv.) J. Ag. (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. British Phycological Journal 5: 159-171.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.