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Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss 1945

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Acrochaetiales
Family Acrochaetiaceae
Genus Chromastrum

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Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
middle intertidal, North of Spain, Spain, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
middle intertidal, North of Spain, Spain, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
middle intertidal, Ria de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
middle intertidal, Ria de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2013. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
middle intertidal, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2006. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
South of Portugal, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
South of Portugal, 2010. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
Ría de Arousa, Galicia Spain, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
North of Spain, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss
North of Spain, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann middle intertidal, North of Spain, Spain, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Chromastrum floridulum (Dillwyn) Papenfuss 1945: 323

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodothamniella floridula (Dillwyn) Feldmann

Basionym
Conferva floridula Dillwyn

Type information
Syntype localities: "Rocks on the Sea shore. On the Galway Coast; Dr. Scott. On the Antrim Coast; Mr. Mackay." [Ireland] (Dillwyn 1809: 73). Lectotype: BM (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 45). Notes: Type locality: Galway coast, Ireland; Holotype (cited as lectotype in Diaz-Tapia, 2014): NMW (fide Woelkerling, 1971: 31). "Dr Scott" was probably Robert Scott (ca 1757-1808), Professor of Botany at Trinity College Dublin from 1800 to 1808. Mr MacKay was James Townsend MacKay (ca 1775-1862), first curator of the [Trinity] College Botanic Gardens, then at Ballsbridge, Dublin, from 1808, and an Assistant at TCD from 1806. [Woelkerling 1971: 31 cites NMW but later publications cite BM (Dixon & Irvine, 1977: 97; Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley, 1994: 45)].

Origin of species name
(Latin), a diminutive of floridus meaning, somewhat blooming.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Christensen, T. (1978). Annotations to a textbook of phycology. Botanisk Tidsskrift 73: 65-70.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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