Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin 1924
Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin
Cabrillo National Monument, California. Low zone on rocks or epiphytic on other seaweeds, particularly corallines. - 07 September 2018. National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin 1924: 78
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Nitophyllum ciliolatum Harvey
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia; (Womersley 2003: 133) Lectotype: TCD, Herb. Harvey; Alg. Aust. Exsic. 297B (Womersley 2003: 133)
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. Womersley (2003: 131-133, figs 61, 62A, B) gives descriptions of the thallus and reproduction.
On rocks and epiphytic, lower intertidal and subtidal, widely distributed, occasional. Womersley (2003: 133) gives the following data: Occurs mainly in sheltered situations in calm waters, or deeper water on rough-water coasts.
Created: 17 September 2003 by G.M. 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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 December 2023