Phyllona atropurpurea ( )
Phyllona atropurpurea (Olivi) Kuntze 1898: 420
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra leucosticta Thuret
Ulva atropurpurea Olivi
Type locality: Italy: Venezia (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Olivi; (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
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: 16 May 2001 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 19 November 2018.