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Rhodochorton robustum (Børgesen) K.M.Drew 1928

Publication details
Rhodochorton robustum (Børgesen) K.M.Drew 1928: 152

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.

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 robustum (Børgesen) Huisman & Woelkerling

Basionym
Acrochaetium robustum Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: St. Thomas Harbour (Silva & al. 1996: 100).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), strong growing, strong-growing, or stout.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Huisman, J.M. & Woelkering, W.J. (2018). Colaconematales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 23-28. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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

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