Ulva purpurea , nom. cons.
Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh microscope male and female (surface view), North of Portugal, Forte do Cao, 2002
© Ignacio Bárbara (email@example.com)
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], pls I-VIII. 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
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1338 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=12943
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2018.