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Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew 1928

Publication details
Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew 1928: 167, 168, pl. 37: fig. 15

Published in: Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, pls 37-48.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Meiodiscus concrescens (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson

Type information
Type locality: Carmel Bay, California, U.S.A. (Drew 1928: 168). Type: Gardner no. 4828; August; UC 294561 (Drew 1928: 168).

Origin of species name
Participle B (Latin), the fusing or joining together of originally separate parts.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton concrescens K.M.Drew)
Europe: Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003).

North America: California (Drew 1928, Abbott & Hollenberg 1976), Oregon (Hansen 1997).

Subantarctic Islands: Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987).

Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B., Lindstrom, S.C., Hawkes, M.W. & Scagel, R.F. (2000). Keys to the benthic marine algae and seagrasses of British Columbia, Southeast Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Phycological Contribution from the Department of Botany, University of British Columbia. Vol. No. 5 pp. i-iv, 1-189..

Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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

Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 28 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

West, J.A. (1970). The life history of Rhodochorton concrescens in culture. British Phycological Journal 5: 179-186.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 March 2021.

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