Ulva lactuca var. purpurea ( ) 1808
Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh microscope male and female (surface view), North of Portugal, Forte do Cao, 2002
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Ulva lactuca var. purpurea (Roth) Poiret 1808: 170
Published in: Poiret, J.L.M. (1808). Ulve. Ulve. In: Encyclopédie méthodique. Botanique. (De Lamarck, J.B. Eds) Vol.8, pp. 160-181. Paris:
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh
Ulva purpurea Roth
Neotype locality: Nord-Ost Watt, Helgoland (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769). Neotype: A. Wagner; 17 October 1996; BM (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769). Notes: The original material, now lost, was collected at Eckwarden, Niedersachsen, Germany. BM000054930 (Sutherland et al. 2011).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lettuce (Lewis & Short 1890).
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
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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