Cryptopleura violacea (J. )
Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin Cabrillo National Monument, California.
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Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin 1924: 89
Published in: Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Nitophyllum violaceum J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
Nitophyllum violaceum J.Agardh 1876
This is a marine species.
Type locality: San Francisco, California (Dawson 1962: 101). Type: Agardh Herbarium, Lund, Seden (Dawson 1962: 101). Notes: Dawson (1962: 101) notes that according to Kylin, the type is located in the Agardh Herbarium, Lund, Sweden, under the name Nitophyllum farlowianum var.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.