Audouinella unifila (C.-C. ) 1973
Audouinella unifila (C.-C.Jao) Woelkerling 1973: 563, figs 44, 45
Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The morphology and systematics of the Audouinella complex (Acrochaetiaceae, Rhodophyta) in northeastern United States. Rhodora 75: 529-621, 83 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao
Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Garbary (1987: 189) lists this species as a currently accepted name.
This is a marine species.
A common, minute, epiphyte on Audouinella daviesii, which is common on Amphibolis, but is also known on A. caespitosa and Dasya extensa (Womersley 1994: 59).
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.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:
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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 27 September 2021.