Gloiosiphonia purpurea ( ) 1846
Gloiosiphonia purpurea (Harvey) Harvey 1846: xii (as 'Gloiosiphonia (?) purpurea' )
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1846). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. Text with plates, pls I-LXXVIII. London: Reeve & Benham.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Helminthocladia calvadosii (J.V.Lamouroux ex Duby) Setchell
Mesogloia purpurea Harvey
Type locality: Sidmouth [South Devon, England]; Mrs Griffiths (Harvey 1833: 386).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).
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
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Miscellaneous notes on algal taxonomy and nomenclature. IV. Botaniska Notiser 120: 137-141.
Created: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 08 August 2020.