Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.
Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew 1928: 192-193, pl. 47: fig. 82; pl. 48: figs 83-86
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema coccineum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: USA: California: Fort Point, San Francisco (Silva 1996-to date). Type: N.L. Gardner 3488; 10.ix.1916; UC 274015 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Endophytic in the blade of Laminaria Sinclairii; Fort Point, San Francisco, and Duxbury Reef, Marin County, California (Drew, 1928: 192).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew)
North America: California (CA) (Drew 1928).
Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 May 2019.