Phyllona purpurea ( ) Wall
Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh microscope male plant (spermatangia section), North of Portugal, Buarcos, 2006
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Phyllona purpurea (Roth) Wallroth 1833: 69
Published in: Wallroth, F.G. (1833). Flora Cryptogamica Germaniae 2 Algas et fungos. pp. [i]-lvi, 1-923. Norimbergae [Nüremberg]: Schragius [J.L. Schrag].
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllona is .
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), purple (Stearn 1973).
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: 17 May 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 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 18 November 2018.