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Rhodochorton obscurum K.M.Drew

Publication details
Rhodochorton obscurum K.M.Drew 1928: 193, pl. 48: fig. 87

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (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; Duxbury Reef, Marin County; Pillar Point, San Mateo County, California (Drew 1928: 193). Type: Gardner, no. 4229; on the stipe of Laminaria Sinclairii. Herb. Univ. Calif 294548 (Drew 1928: 193).

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

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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