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Lyngbya violacea (Meneghini) Rabenhorst

Publication details
Lyngbya violacea (Meneghini) Rabenhorst 1865: 144

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lyngbya is Lyngbya confervoides C.Agardh ex Gomont.

Basionym
Leibleinia violacea Meneghini

Type information
Type locality: ad Corallinas parasitam legit Dalmatiae Vidovich (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (24 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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Verified by: 24 August 2014 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 20 February 2019.

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