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Acrosorium reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kylin

Publication details
Acrosorium reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kylin 1924: 77

Published in: Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptopleura ramosa (Hudson) L.Newton

Basionym
Nitophyllum reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type information
Type locality: Brest, Finistère, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 895).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Wynne (1989) regarded this entity as a protrate form of Cryptopleura ramosa (see also Maggs & Hommersand, 1993: 254-255); many literature records refer, however, to Acrosorium venulosum.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1989). Towards the resolution of taxonomic and nomenclatural problems concerning the typification of Acrosorium uncinatum (Delesseriaceae: Rhodophyta). British Phycological Journal 24: 245-252, 18 figs.

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