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Callithamnion purpuriferum (Kützing) J.Agardh

Publication details
Callithamnion purpuriferum (Kützing) J.Agardh 1851: 59

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, [1]-336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callithamnion collabens (Rudolphi) L.McIvor & Maggs

Basionym
Phlebothamnion purpuriferum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 382).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). RbcL sequences indicate a single evolutionary origin of multinucleate cells in the red algal tribe Callithamnieae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23: 433-446.

Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Westbrook, M.A. (1927). Callithamnion purpuriferum J.G. Ag.. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 65: 161-166.

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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 20 May 2019.

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