Audouinella plumosa var. variabilis (K.M. ) , G.I. 1983
Audouinella plumosa var. variabilis (K.M.Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen Scagel 1983: 42
Published in: Garbary, D.J., Hansen, G.I. & Scagel, R.F. (1983). The marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington: division Rhodophyta (red algae), class Florideophyceae, orders Acrochaetiales and Nemaliales. Syesis 15 (Suppl. 1): 1-102, 40 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema variabile (K.M.Drew) J.N.Norris
Rhodochorton variabile K.M.Drew
Type locality: Cypress Point, Monterey Co., California, U.S.A (Ricker 1987). Type: Gardner No. 4659; December 1920; on Laminaria andersonii. UC 266281 (Drew 1928: 174).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), feathery (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Garbary (1987: 138) lists Rhodochorton variabile Drew (1928) as the basionym of this species.
This is a marine species.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2021.