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Ulva atropurpurea Olivi

Publication details
Ulva atropurpurea Olivi 1791: 364

Published in: Olivi, G. (1791). Della scoperta di due testacei porporiferi, e di un'alga tintoria, con alcune riflessioni sopra la porpora degli antichi, e la sua restituzione ultimamente proposta. Opuscoli scelti sulle Scienze e sulle Arti 14: 361-368.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra atropurpurea (Olivi) De Toni

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Dr Enrico Ratti (enrico.ratti@comune.venezia.it) has kindly supplied a copy of a 1791 publication in which this name first appeared. Most authors give the publication as Saggi Sci. e Lett. Accad. Padova 3(1): 153, pls. I-III. 1794. - (18 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry

Included in the synonymy of Porphyra leucosticta with a question mark by Athanasiadis (2016: 42). - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Venezia (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Olivi; (Silva 1996-to date

Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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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 November 2018.

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