Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin 1924
Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South AfricaÂ© M.D. Guiry
Acrosorium venulosum (Zanardini) Kylin 1924: 77, fig. 60
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrosorium ciliolatum (Harvey) Kylin.
Nitophyllum venulosum Zanardini
Type locality: Zadar, Croatia; (Silva & al. 1996: 446) Notes: Although Zanardini’'s types should be in the Museo Civico, Venice, De Toni & Levi (1988) did not list any relevant specimen in this collection. Other possibilities are W, HBG and L. (Maggs & Hommersand, 1993).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), finely-veined or profusely veined.
This is a marine species.
Flattened, membranous, deep red fronds, 30-150(-200) mm long. Frond deeply divided into linear-lanceolate, irregularly branched segments, often terminating in hooks. Margins toothed, often ± proliferous. Frond traversed by network of microscopic veins, macroscopic veins absent.
Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 06 December 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 06 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023