Acrochaetium erectum   Borgesen,  1932 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Florideophyceae

Basal cell producing a single erect filament, erect filament sparingly branched.

Synonym (s)
Acrochaetium erectum Borgesen, 1932
Audouinella erecta (Borgesen) Garbary, 1987
(Homotypic synonym)
Kylinia erecta (Borgesen) Desikachary, M. Balakrishnan & V. Krishnamurthy in Desikachary, V. Krishnamurthy & M. Bal 1990

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Gujarat, Dwarka INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Rao, MU (2006) Key to the identification of Indian red seaweeds Recent advances on applied aspects of Indian marine algae with reference to global scenario, volume 1. Seaweed taxonomic identification, aquaculture, resource, environment, fouling and disease Central Salt and Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar 46-140 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at -
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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