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Grateloupia violacea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) E.Y.Dawson 1961

Publication details
Grateloupia violacea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) E.Y.Dawson 1961: 200-201

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1961). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 4. Gigartinales. Pacific Naturalist 2: 191-343, 63 plates.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Grateloupia is Grateloupia filicina (J.V.Lamouroux) C.Agardh.

Schizymenia violacea Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: San Esteban Island, Gulf of California, Mexico. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 787). Type: Ivan M. Johnston (no.82); April; Growing on rocks in the upper sublittoral belt. Herb. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1376 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 787).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Grateloupia violacea (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) E.Y.Dawson)
North America: Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Dawson 1961, Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Rosas Ortíz & al. 2019).

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Verified by: 19 October 2015 by Paul Gabrielson

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Paul Gabrielson in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.

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