Haliptilon purpuratum ( ) & H.W.
Haliptilon purpuratum (Lamarck) Garbary & H.W.Johansen 1982: 218 (as 'purpurata' )
Published in: Garbary, D.J. & Johansen, H.W. (1982). Scanning electron microscopy of Corallina and Haliptilon (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta): surface features and their taxonomic implications. Journal of Phycology 18: 211-219, 13 figs.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Haliptilon is Haliptilon cuvieri (J.V.Lamouroux) H.W.Johansen & P.C.Silva.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Jania purpurata (Lamarck) Blainville
Corallina purpurata Lamarck
Type locality: "Mus., n°. Habite l'Océan atlantique, près de Ténérif." [Canary Islands] (Lamarck 1815: 237).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dressed in purple, empurpled (Stearn 1973).
Corallina purpurata Lamarck 1815
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Kim, J.H., Guiry, M.D., Oak, J.H., Choi, D.-S., Kang, S.-H., Chung, H. & Choi, H.-G. (2007). Phylogenetic relationships within the tribe Janieae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data: a reappraisal of Jania. Journal of Phycology 43: 1310-1319.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2019.