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Rhodochorton simplex K.M.Drew

Publication details
Rhodochorton simplex K.M.Drew 1928: 165, pl. 37: figs 4-11

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 garbaryi P.W.Gabrielson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 172) lists this species as the basionym of Audouinella simplex (Drew) Garbary, Hansen & Scagel. South & Skelton (2003) cite this species as the basionym of Audouinella simplex (Drew) Garbary, Hansen & Scagel 1983.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. (Womersley 1994: 50). Holotype: epiphytic on Ectocarpus sp. (epitype) M.G. Fowler; UC 276666 (Drew 1928: 166).

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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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2019.

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