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Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Callithamniaceae
Subfamily Callithamnioideae
Tribe Callithamnieae
Genus Callithamnion

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Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; turf. 19 Mar 2018. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016, Ignacio Bárbara. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2016, Ignacio Bárbara. 24 Dec 2016. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
upper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
North of Portugal, 2006. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Brittany, France, 2011. 09 Dec 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey
Finavarra, Co. Clare, Ireland. 17 May 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge North Portugal, Viana do Castelo, upper intertidal, 2002
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum (Lightfoot) Harvey 1849: 183

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). A manual of the British marine algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of all the known British species of sea-weeds. With plates to illustrate all the genera. pp. [i]-lii, [1]-252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callithamnion is Callithamnion corymbosum (Smith) Lyngbye.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Basionym
Byssus purpurea Lightfoot

Type information
Type locality: ‘Upon the base of the Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb in the ruined Abbey at Y-Columb-Kill’ Type: Probably destroyed (Conway & Knaggs, 1966) Notes: The Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb has now been enclosed and no trace of the original population remains (fide David Fewer).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1900). Note sur une Floridée aérienne (Rhodochorton islandicum nov. sp.). Botanisk Tidsskrift 23(1): 61-81.

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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 14 December 2018.

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