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Acrochaetium erectum Børgesen

Publication details
Acrochaetium erectum Børgesen 1932: 114, fig. 1

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1932). Some Indian Rhodophyceae especially from the shores of the Presidency of Bombay-II. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 1932: 113-134, 18 figs, Pls II-V.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Audouinella erecta (Børgesen) Garbary 1987
Kylinia erecta (Børgesen) Desikachary, M.Balakrishnan & V.Krishnamurthy 1990

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 69) lists this species synonym of Audouinella erectum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Dwarka, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 98).

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

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