Chromastrum secundatum ( )
Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland; epipthytic on the older parts of Palmaria palmata.
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Chromastrum secundatum (Lyngbye) Papenfuss 1945: 323
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli
Type locality: Kvivig, Faeroe Is (Womersley 1994: 48). Type: on "Conferva rupestris". C (Womersley 1994: 48). Notes: Dawson (1953: 32) notes holotype not designated, but represented by Lyngbye's original specimen in the Botanical Museum, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with secund branching (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1858). Die Stärkekörner: Morphologische, physiologische, chemisch-physicalische und systematisch-botanische Monographie. Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. 2. Heft. pp. [i]-x, -623, pls XI-XXVI. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 19 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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