Acrochaetium porphyrae (K.M. ) G.M.Smith
Acrochaetium porphyrae (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith 1944: 179, pl. 40: figs 8, 9
Published in: Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California (Drew 1928: 189). Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic. UC 294552 (Drew 1928: 189). Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Tam, C.E., Cole, K.M. & Garbary, D.J. (1987). In situ and in vitro studies on the endophytic red algae Audouinella porphyrae and A. vaga (Acrochaetiales). Canadian Journal of Botany 65: 532-538.
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