Rhodochorton simplex K.M.
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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
This is a marine species.
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).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton simplex K.M.Drew)
North America: California (CA) (Drew 1928).
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.
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.
Created: 23 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 January 2020.