Callithamnion puniceum Harvey in J.D.Hooker 1855: 259
Published in: Hooker, J.D. (1855). The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, Kt., R.N., F.R.S. & L.S., etc. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part 2. Flowerless plants. Published under the authority of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. pp. 161-378, pls 111-130. London: Lovell Reeve, Henrietta Street, Covent Garden.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Phoenician purple, crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 20 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 August 2011 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 23 March 2019.