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Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni

Publication details
Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni 1924: 711

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chantransia is Chantransia nigricans De Candolle.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen

Basionym
Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island (Børgesen 1924: 271). Type: C. Skottsberg; Epiphytic on Dictyopteris repens. C? (Børgesen 1924: 271).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), discoid.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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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 25 August 2019.

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