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Acrochaetium plumosum (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith

Publication details
Acrochaetium plumosum (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith 1944: 180

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhodochorton plumosum K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 58). Holotype: Gardner No. 4441; April 1919; UC 294559 (: 174).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton plumosum K.M.Drew 1928
Colaconema plumosum (K.M.Drew) Woelkerling 1971
Audouinella plumosa (K.M.Drew) Garbary 1979

Habitat notes
Microscopic epiphyte on Alaria (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.

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Wendy 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 17 November 2018.

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