Acrochaetium coccineum (K.M. )
Acrochaetium coccineum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 313
Published in: Garbary, D.J., Hansen, G.I. & Scagel, R.F. (1981). The marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington: division Rhodophyta (red algae), class Bangiophyceae. Syesis 13: 137-195, 15 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema coccineum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson
Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew
Type locality: USA: California: Fort Point, San Francisco (Silva 1996-to date). Type: N.L. Gardner 3488; 10.ix.1916; UC 274015 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Endophytic in the blade of Laminaria Sinclairii; Fort Point, San Francisco, and Duxbury Reef, Marin County, California (Drew, 1928: 192).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
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.
Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, Plates 37-48.
Created: 26 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 April 2005 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 18 January 2019.