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Acrochaetium flexuosum Vickers

Publication details
Acrochaetium flexuosum Vickers 1905: 60

Published in: Vickers, A. (1905). Liste des algues marines de la Barbade. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, série 9 1: 45-66.
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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), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia flexuosa (Vickers) Collins 1911
Audouinella flexuosa (Vickers) Garbary 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Barbados (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.

Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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