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Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew

Publication details
Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew 1928: 192-193, pl. 47: fig. 82; pl. 48: figs 83-86

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.

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 Colaconema coccineum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: USA: California: Fort Point, San Francisco (Silva 1996-to date). Type: N.L. Gardner 3488; 10.ix.1916; UC 274015 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Endophytic in the blade of Laminaria Sinclairii; Fort Point, San Francisco, and Duxbury Reef, Marin County, California (Drew, 1928: 192).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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