Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin 1924

Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin

Current name: Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa© M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin 1924: 77, fig. 60

Published in: Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Nitophyllum venulosum Zanardini

Type Information
Type locality: Zadar, Croatia; (Silva & al. 1996: 446) Notes: Although Zanardini’'s types should be in the Museo Civico, Venice, De Toni & Levi (1988) did not list any relevant specimen in this collection. Other possibilities are W, HBG and L. (Maggs & Hommersand, 1993).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), finely-veined or profusely veined.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Flattened, membranous, deep red fronds, 30-150(-200) mm long. Frond deeply divided into linear-lanceolate, irregularly branched segments, often terminating in hooks. Margins toothed, often ± proliferous. Frond traversed by network of microscopic veins, macroscopic veins absent.

Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 October 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 October 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 October 2023

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