Hypnea purpurascens ( )
Hypnea purpurascens (Hudson) Harvey 1847: pl. CXVI 
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls LXXIX-CXLIV [79-144]. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters
Fucus purpurascens Hudson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 07 August 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 February 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 12 December 2018.