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Acrosymphyton firmum M.W.Hawkes

Publication details
Acrosymphyton firmum M.W.Hawkes 1982: 448, figs 3-19

Published in: Hawkes, M.W. (1982). Acrosymphyton firmum sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales), a new subtidal red alga from New Zealand: developmental morphology and distribution of the gametophyte. Journal of Phycology 18: 447-454.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrosymphyton is Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) Sjöstedt.

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Table Top Rock", Leigh Marine Reserve, North I., New Zealand, 36°16.3'S; 174°48.4'E (Hawkes 1982: 448). Holotype: 18 Dec 1979; 9-13 m depth. CHR 373282 (Hawkes 1982: 448). Notes: Isotype UC1499027 Type locality: New Zealand: Table Top Rock, Leigh Marine Reserve, 9-13 m depth Collector: M. W. Hawkes (18 Dec 1979)

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Created: 16 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 18 December 2013 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Hawkes, M.W. (1982). Acrosymphyton firmum sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Cryptonemiales), a new subtidal red alga from New Zealand: developmental morphology and distribution of the gametophyte. Journal of Phycology 18: 447-454.
Hawkes, M.W. (1986). Life histories of Acrosymphyton firmum and Schmitzia evanescens (Rhodophyta, Gigartinales): carpospore germination and development. New Zealand Journal of Botany 24: 343-350.

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