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Porphyridium violaceum Kornmann 1965

Publication details
Porphyridium violaceum Kornmann 1965: 423, figs 1-4

Published in: Kornmann, P. (1965). Porphyridium violaceum, eine maine neue Art.. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 12: 420-423.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porphyridium is Porphyridium cruentum (S.F.Gray) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodella violacea (Kornmann) Wehrmeyer

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: in mari vadoso ad litus insulae Sylt List habitan (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Type in culture, Biologische Anstalt Helgoland (INA).

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
Wehrmeyer, W. (1971). Electron microscopic study on the fine structure of Porphyridium violaceum Kornmann with remarks on its taxonomic position. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 75: 121-139.

Created: 28 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kornmann, P. (1965). Porphyridium violaceum, eine maine neue Art.. Helgoländer Wissenschaftliche Meeresuntersuchungen 12: 420-423.
Wehrmeyer, W. (1971). Electron microscopic study on the fine structure of Porphyridium violaceum Kornmann with remarks on its taxonomic position. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 75: 121-139.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.

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