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Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Nitophylloideae
Tribe Cryptopleureae
Genus Cryptopleura

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Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin
Cabrillo National Monument, California.. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Navicula pupula var. capitata Hustedt

Cryptopleura violacea (J.Agardh) Kylin Cabrillo National Monument, California.
© National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

Publication details
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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cryptopleura is Cryptopleura lacerata (S.G.Gmelin) Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Nitophyllum violaceum J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nitophyllum violaceum J.Agardh 1876

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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.

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Key references
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. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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