Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew 1928

Publication Details
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, 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 Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders.

Type Information
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 .

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 July 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2024

 
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