Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin 1924

Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin

Current name: Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) 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 currently regarded as a synonym of Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin.

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: 06 December 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 March 2024

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