Porphyra violacea J.
Porphyra violacea J.Agardh 1899: 154
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: California, USA
Created: 14 March 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 August 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2018.