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Rhodochorton densum K.M.Drew 1928

Publication details
Rhodochorton densum K.M.Drew 1928: 168, pl. 38, figs 17-24

Published in: 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, pls 37-48.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium densum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss

Type information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco (Drew 1928: 169). Type: Gardner, no. 4607; May; on Spongomorpha Mertensii

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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

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