Sphaerococcus purpurascens ( ) C.
Sphaerococcus purpurascens (Hudson) C.Agardh 1817: 31
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, -135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters
Fucus purpurascens Hudson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purplish, becoming 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.
Created: 11 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 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 23 February 2020.