Fucus purpureus Turner, nom. illeg.
Fucus purpureus Turner 1817: 67, pl. 224, nom. illeg.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Phillips, L.E. & De Clerck, O. (2005). The terete and sub-terete members of the red algal tribe Amansieae (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 5-33.
Created: 08 April 2005 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 02 December 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2018.