Acrosorium reptans (P. & H. )
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptopleura ramosa (Hudson) L.Newton
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 12 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 November 2018.