Ulva lactuca var. purpurea ( )
Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh male and female, North of Portugal, 2010
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Ulva lactuca var. purpurea (Roth) Poiret 1808: 170
Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Ulve. Ulve. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 160-181. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh
Ulva purpurea Roth
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).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Created: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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