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Chantransia amethystea Kützing 1849

Publication details
Chantransia amethystea Kützing 1849: 430

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chantransia is Chantransia nigricans De Candolle.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pseudochantransia amethystea (Kützing) Brand

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), amethyst, violet, also applied to the colour range between purple and violet (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
Brand, F. (1909). Über die Süsswasserformen von Chantransia (D.C.) Schmitz, einschliesslich Pseudochantransia Brand. Hedwigia 49: .

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