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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Dr Enrico Ratti (email@example.com) 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
This is a marine species.
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 + - 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 10 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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.