Acrochaetium botryocarpum ( ) J.
Acrochaetium botryocarpum (Harvey) J.Agardh 1892: 48
Original publication: 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 taxonomic synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton
Callithamnion botryocarpum Harvey
Type locality: King George Solund, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 95).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), literally, grape-like fruit (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium botryocarpum (Harvey) J.Agardh)
Europe: Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983).
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acrochaetium&species=botryocarpum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acrochaetium&Species=botryocarpum
Created: 30 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 May 2009 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 422 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
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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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.