Chantransia violacea Kützing 1845
Chantransia violacea Kützing 1845: 230, 231
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, -340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Audouinella hermannii (Roth) Duby
Type locality: Germany: Nordhausen (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Following data given by Necchi & Zucchi (1995: 211): Scotland, Aberdeen, vii.1844, Kützing collection 960, L 940265 and they note that a lectotype was designated by Necci et al., 1993.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 20 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 February 2015 by Wendy Guiry
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Drew, K.M. (1935). The life-history of Rhodochorton violaceum (Kütz.) comb. nov. (Chantransia violacea Kütz.). An. Bot. 49: 439-450.
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