Acrosorium reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kylin 1924

Publication Details
Acrosorium reptans (P.Crouan & H.Crouan) Kylin 1924: 77

Published in: Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptopleura ramosa (Hudson) L.Newton.

Nitophyllum reptans P.Crouan & H.Crouan

Type Information
Type locality: Brest, Finistère, France; (Silva & al. 1996: 895)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting; arching and then rooting (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 19 August 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 19 August 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 November 2022

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