Ceramium violaceum var. allochroum Roth 1806
Ceramium violaceum var. allochroum Roth 1806: 502 (as 'Ceramium violaceum gamma alochroum')
Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia allochroa (Roth) Duby.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
This is a species.
Created: 17 January 2009 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 12 May 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 May 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 August 2022