Rhodochorton obscurum K.M.
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. 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 24 April 2019.