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Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott 1962

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Acrosymphytales
Family Acrosymphytaceae
Genus Acrosymphyton

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Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Ashmore Reef, Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Herbarium specimen of male plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Female plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific. 24 Mar 2004. Lolita Penland. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Male plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific. 24 Mar 2004. Lolita Penland. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 20 m deep. 24 Mar 2004. Lolita Penland. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Houtman Abrolhos. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

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Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott Female plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott 1962: 845, figs 1-9 (as 'taylori' )

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1962). Morphological studies in a new species of Acrosymphyton (Rhodophyceae). American Journal of Botany 49: 845-849, 9 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrosymphyton is Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) G.Sjöstedt.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Hauula, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 184). Holotype: Abbott 1461; BISH 499797 Notes: Womersley (1994: 220) notes that there are isotypes in UC (912181) and BISH.

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

Distributional notes
Probable adventive species found on Australian coasts (Womersley 2003: 500). - (19 Feb 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Essentially a tropical species; one southern Australian record, 32-38 m deep (Womersley 1994: 222).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. [1]-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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