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Rhodochorton plumosum K.M.Drew

Publication details
Rhodochorton plumosum K.M.Drew 1928: 173, pl. 39: fig. 29

Published in: Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, Plates 37-48.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium plumosum (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 58). Holotype: Gardner No. 4441; April 1919; UC 294559 (: 174).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton plumosum K.M.Drew)
North America: California (CA) (Drew 1928 ).

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

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