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Helminthora purpurea (Harvey) Kützing

Publication details
Helminthora purpurea (Harvey) Kützing 1845: 299

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Helminthora is Helminthora divaricata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helminthocladia calvadosii (J.V.Lamouroux ex Duby) Setchell

Basionym
Mesogloia purpurea Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Sidmouth [South Devon, England]; Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1833: 386).

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

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

General environment
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
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.

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