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Hypnea purpurascens (Hudson) Harvey

Publication details
Hypnea purpurascens (Hudson) Harvey 1847: pl. CXVI [116]

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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters

Basionym
Fucus purpurascens Hudson

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming purple (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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