Acrochaetium simplex (K.M. )
Acrochaetium simplex (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 307
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema garbaryi P.W.Gabrielson
Rhodochorton simplex K.M.Drew
Type locality: Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. (Womersley 1994: 50). Holotype: epiphytic on Ectocarpus sp. (epitype) M.G. Fowler; UC 276666 (Drew 1928: 166).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Garbary (1987: 172) lists the basionym of this species as Rhodochorton simplex Drew (1928).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.
Created: 29 July 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 20 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 23 January 2019.