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Chromastrum secundatum (Lyngbye) Papenfuss

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Acrochaetiales
Family Acrochaetiaceae
Genus Chromastrum

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Chromastrum secundatum (Lyngbye) Papenfuss
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal rock; on Palmaria palmata. 02 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chromastrum secundatum (Lyngbye) Papenfuss
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epipthytic on the older parts of Palmaria palmata.. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Chromastrum secundatum (Lyngbye) Papenfuss
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 08 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epipthytic on the older parts of Palmaria palmata.
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Chromastrum secundatum (Lyngbye) Papenfuss 1945: 323

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli

Basionym
Callithamnion daviesii var. secundatum Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: Kvivig, Faeroe Is (Womersley 1994: 48). Type: on "Conferva rupestris". C (Womersley 1994: 48). Notes: Dawson (1953: 32) notes holotype not designated, but represented by Lyngbye's original specimen in the Botanical Museum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with secund branching (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1858). Die Stärkekörner: Morphologische, physiologische, chemisch-physicalische und systematisch-botanische Monographie. Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. 2. Heft. pp. [i]-x, [1]-623, pls XI-XXVI. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.

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

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