Ulva purpurea , nom. cons.
Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh male and female sectors of blade, North of Portugal, Buarcos, 2006
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Ulva purpurea Roth 1797: 209, pl. 6: fig. 1, nom. cons.
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, -244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Initially illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Ulva purpureoviolacea Roth 1788; now a nomen conservandum. - (8 Mar 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Neotype locality: Nord-Ost Watt, Helgoland (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769). Neotype: A. Wagner; 17 October 1996; BM (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769). Notes: The original material, now lost, was collected at Eckwarden, Niedersachsen, Germany. BM000054930 (Sutherland et al. 2011).
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 March 2019.