Rhodochorton efflorescens (J.Agardh) K.M.Drew 1928

Publication Details
Rhodochorton efflorescens (J.Agardh) K.M.Drew 1928: 151

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 (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Grania efflorescens (J.Agardh) Kylin.

Basionym
Callithamnion efflorescens J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: "Ad litora sinus Codani in Fuco purpurascenti parasitica"; (Agardh 1851: 15) Type: LD; Agardh No. 35129 Notes: Athansiadis (1966: 21) mentions Kullaberg as the type locality. Kullaberg is a nature reserve situated on a peninsula of land protruding into the Kattegat in Höganäs Municipality near the town of Mölle in southwest Sweden. Sinus Codanus is generally regarded as the area of the Kattegat.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 September 2022

 
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