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Porphyra atropurpurea (Olivi) De Toni

Publication details
Porphyra atropurpurea (Olivi) De Toni 1897: 17

Published in: De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
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Publication date: 14 November 1897

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Ulva atropurpurea Olivi

Type information
Type locality: Italy: Venezia (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Olivi; (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva atropurpurea Olivi 1791

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra coriacea Zanardini 1841

Nomenclatural notes
Included in the synonymy of Porphyra leucosticta with a question mark by Athanasiadis (2016: 42). - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Gretz, M.R., Aronson, J.M. & Sommerfeld, M.R. (1986). Cell wall composition of the conchocelis phases of Bangia atropurpurea and Porphyra leucosticta. Botanica Marina 29: 91-96.
Gretz, M.R., McCandless, E.L., Aronson, J.M. & Sommerfeld, M.R. (1983). The galactan sulphates of the conchocelis phases of Porphyra leucosticta and Bangia atropurpurea. J. Exp. Bot. 34: 705-711.
Joly, A.B. & Yamaguishi, N.T. (1963). The life history of Porphyra atropurpurea (Olivi) de Toni I. Bol. Fac. Fil. Ci. & Letras Univ. São Paulo 267(Ser. Bot. 19): 115-132.

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