Ceramium violaceum 1797
Polysiphonia violacea (Roth) Sprengel Collected near Roscoff (F), December 1984
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Ceramium violaceum Roth 1797: 150, pl. 8: fig. 2
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, -244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata fucoides (Hudson) Kuntze
Type locality: Germany: Eckwarden, Oldenburg (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Kapraun, D.F. & Rueness, J. (1983). The genus Polysiphonia (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae) in Scandinavia. Giornale Botanico Italiano 117: 1-30.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 March 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 May 2021.