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Chromastrum unifilum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss 1945

Publication details
Chromastrum unifilum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss 1945: 322

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao

Basionym
Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao

Type information
Type locality: Norton Point, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts (Jao 1936: 240). Holotype: 3 August 1934; Epiphytic on Arthrocladia villosa Duby. MICH (Jao 1936: 240). Notes: Type in C,-C. Jao collections and Herb. Univ Mich., Woods Hole No. 274.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), one-filamented.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Jao, C.-C. (1936). New Rhodophyceae from Woods Hole. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 237-257, pls 10-13.

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

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