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Ulva atropurpurea Olivi

Publication details
Ulva atropurpurea Olivi 1791: 364

Published in: Olivi, G. (1791). Della scoperta di due testacei porporiferi, e di un'alga tintoria, con alcune riflessioni sopra la porpora degli antichi, e la sua restituzione ultimamente proposta. Opuscoli scelti sulle Scienze e sulle Arti 14: 361-368.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra atropurpurea (Olivi) De Toni

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Dr Enrico Ratti (enrico.ratti@comune.venezia.it) has kindly supplied a copy of a 1791 publication in which this name first appeared. Most authors give the publication as Saggi Sci. e Lett. Accad. Padova 3(1): 153, pls. I-III. 1794. - (18 May 2007) - Wendy Guiry

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.

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

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
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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Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 February 2020.

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