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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.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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.

Created: 14 September 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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 August 2019.

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