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Colaconema plumosum (K.M.Drew) Woelkerling

Publication details
Colaconema plumosum (K.M.Drew) Woelkerling 1971: 48, fig. 18

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Colaconema is Colaconema bonnemaisoniae Batters.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium plumosum (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith

Basionym
Rhodochorton plumosum K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 58). Holotype: Gardner No. 4441; April 1919; UC 294559 (: 174).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Stegenga, H. (1985). The marine Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) of southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 51: 291-330, 25 figs, 1 table.

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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