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Acrochaetium polyrhizum (Harvey) J.Agardh

Publication details
Acrochaetium polyrhizum (Harvey) J.Agardh 1892: 48

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1892). Analecta algologica. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(6): 1-182, 3 pls.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton

Basionym
Callithamnion polyrhizum Harvey

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion polyrhizum Harvey 1863
Chantransia polyrhiza (Harvey) De Toni 1897

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 140) lists this species as a currently accepted name.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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