Ulva purpurea Roth, nom. cons. 1797

Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh

Current name: Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh
Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain - 15 July 2018. Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Ulva purpurea Roth, nom. cons. 1797: 209, pl. 6: fig. 1

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Neotype locality: Nord-Ost Watt, Helgoland; (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769) Neotype: A. Wagner; 17 October 1996; BM; (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769) Notes: The original material, now lost, was collected at Eckwarden, Niedersachsen, Germany. BM000054930 (Sutherland et al. 2011).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2024

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