Acrochaetium hirsutum (K.M. ) P.W.
Acrochaetium hirsutum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson
Published in: Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B., Lindstrom, S.C., Hawkes, M.W. & Scagel, R.F. (2000). Keys to the benthic marine algae and seagrasses of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Phycological Contribution from the Department of Botany, University of British Columbia. Vol. No. 5 pp. i-iv, 1-189..
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium microscopicum (Nägeli ex Kützing) Nägeli
Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew
Type locality: Vancouver Island (Drew 1928: 167). Type: on Polysiphonia subulata. Collins, Holden & Setchell, Phyco. Bor.Amer. (Exsicc.) no. 1796 (Drew 1928: 167). Notes: Collector: John Macoun (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 August 2006 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.