Callithamnion rothii var. purpureum ( )
Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; tufted plants at MHWN
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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, -252, 27 pls. London: John Van Voorst, Paternoster Row.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge
Byssus purpurea Lightfoot
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1900). Note sur une Floridée aérienne (Rhodochorton islandicum nov. sp.). Botanisk Tidsskrift 23(1): 61-81.
Created: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 October 2018.