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Chroolepus velutinus Kützing 1845

Publication details
Chroolepus velutinus Kützing 1845: 228 (as 'velutinum' )

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Chroolepus is Chroolepus jolithus (Linnaeus) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trentepohlia aurea (Linnaeus) C.Martius

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), velvety, densely covered with short soft erect hairs (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a aerophytic species.

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Source of current name
Printz, H. (1939). Vorarbeiten zu einer Monographie der Trentepohliaceen. Nytt Magasin for Naturvitenskapene 80: 10-209, 31 figs.

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