Acrosorium venulosum [Status Unaccepted]   (Zanardini) Kylin,  1924 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Rhodophyta
Class: Florideophyceae
Order:Ceramiales
Family:Delesseriaceae

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Description
Thallus erect to 15 cm long, fan-shaped with the monostromatic lamina deeply divided into long narrow branches 3 - 10 mm wide and pointed. These branch with irregular small dentations or teeth, some hooked and sickle-shaped. Only microscopic veins present, macroscopic veins are never present.


Synonym (s)
Nitophyllum venulosum Zanardini, 1866
Nitophyllum uncinatum Grunow, 1867
Acrosorium uncinatum Borgesen, 1996

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Rocky, Coastal

Biogeography


• INDIA
• Java INDONESIA
• SRI LANKA
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari 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 - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • 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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