Callithamnion purpuriferum (Kützing) J.
Callithamnion purpuriferum (Kützing) J.Agardh 1851: 59
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Callithamnion collabens (Rudolphi) L.McIvor & Maggs
Phlebothamnion purpuriferum Kützing
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 382).
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
McIvor, L., Maggs, C.A. & Stanhope, M.J. (2002). RbcL sequences indicate a single evolutionary origin of multinucleate cells in the red algal tribe Callithamnieae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 23: 433-446.
Created: 27 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Westbrook, M.A. (1927). Callithamnion purpuriferum J.G. Ag.. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 65: 161-166.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 February 2020.