Radaisia violacea Frémy, nom. illeg.
Radaisia violacea Frémy 1930: 56, fig. 64, nom. illeg.
Published in: Frémy, Abbé P. (1930 '1929'). Les Myxophycées de l'Afrique équatoriale française. Archives de Botanique, Mémoires 3(2): 1-508, 362 figs, 1 folded map.
Publication date: Mémoire No. 2 "4 avril 1930"
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pleurocapsa fremyi Bourrelly
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Pleurocapsa violacea Weber-van Bosse, 1926. - (21 Jul 2014) - M.D. Guiry
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 354) lists this species as an "unrevised species"
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: fresh water, Wivou, Gabon (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 24). Type: Flowing water. (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 354).
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.
Created: 18 February 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 21 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 November 2019.