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Rhodochorton venezuelense L.G.D'Lacoste V & E.K.Ganesan 1972

Publication details
Rhodochorton venezuelense L.G.D'Lacoste V & E.K.Ganesan 1972: 235, figs 1-10 (as 'venezuelensis' )

Published in: D'Lacoste, L.G. & Ganesan, E.K. (1972). A new freshwater species of Rhodochorton (Rhodophyta, Nemaliales) from Venezuela. Phycologia 11: 233-238.
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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 Pseudochantransia venezuelensis (L.G.D'Lacoste V & E.K.Ganesan) F.D.Ott

Origin of species name
(Latin), living in or from Venezuela.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Ott, F.D. (2009). Handbook of the taxonomic names associated with the non-marine Rhodophycophyta. pp. [i-xiii]xiv-xxiv, [1]-969, [2]. Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung.

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