Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott 1962
Acrosymphyton taylorii I.A.Abbott
Male plant. Palau Islands, West Pacific - 24 March 2004. Palau International Coral Reef Center
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.
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 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.
This is a marine species.
Essentially a tropical species; one southern Australian record, 32-38 m deep (Womersley 1994: 222).
Created: 30 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 16 January 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 January 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 March 2023