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Rhodochorton repens Jónsson 1901

Publication details
Rhodochorton repens Jónsson 1901: 147

Published in: Jónsson, H. (1901). The marine algae of Iceland. I. Rhodophyceae. Botanisk Tidsskrift 24(2): 127-155, 4 figures.
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Publication date: November 1901

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 alariae (Jónsson) Bornet

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 155) lists this species as a currently accepted name.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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