Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M. 1928
Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew 1928: 166, 167, pl. 37, figs 12-14
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium microscopicum (Nägeli ex Kützing) Nägeli
Type locality: Vancouver Island (Drew 1928: 167). Type: on Polysiphonia subulata. Collins, Holden & Setchell, Phyco. Bor.Amer. (Exsicc.) no. 1796 (Drew 1928: 167). Notes: Collector: John Macoun (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Garbary (1987: 86) cites this species as the basionym of Audouinella hirsuta (Drew) Garbary, Hansen & Scagel (1982).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 August 2021.