Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew 1928: 188, 189, pl. 46: figs 70-75
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, Plates 37-48.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Forming scarlet red patches, chiefly at the base of the frond of Porphyra perforata (Drew, 1928). - (2 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California (Drew 1928: 189). Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic. UC 294552 (Drew 1928: 189). Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .
Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.
Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2020.