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Chromastrum porphyrae (Drew) Papenfuss 1945

Publication details
Chromastrum porphyrae (Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 325

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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California (Drew 1928: 189). Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic. UC 294552 (Drew 1928: 189). Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).

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
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.

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

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