Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew 1928

Publication Details
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.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium hirsutum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson.

Type Information
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.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 May 2024

 
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