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Meiodiscus concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson

Publication details
Meiodiscus concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson in Gabrielsen et al. 2000: 42 (footnote)

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..

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Meiodiscus is Meiodiscus spetsbergensis (Kjellman) G.W.Saunders & McLachlan.

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

Basionym
Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, California, U.S.A. (Drew 1928: 168). Type: Gardner no. 4828; August; UC 294561 (Drew 1928: 168).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), the fusing or joining together of originally separate parts.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew 1928
Audouinella concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.S.Dixon 1976

Taxonomic notes
West (1970, a Rhodochorton concrescens) described a life history in culture with successive generations of tetrapsorophytes in plants collected in California. - (2 May 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on Pterosiphonia bipinnata (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2009). - (10 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
West, J.A. (1970). The life history of Rhodochorton concrescens in culture. British Phycological Journal 5: 179-186.

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