Callophyllis violacea J.Agardh 1885

Publication Details
Callophyllis violacea J.Agardh 1885: 34

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1885). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Fjerde afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Årskrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 21(8): 1-117, 1 pl.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Callophyllis is Callophyllis variegata (Bory) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Santa Barbara, California; (Dawson 1954: 302) Holotype (cystocarpic): Dr. Dimmick; undated; Agardh Herbarium; 25032 (Clarkston & Saunders 2013: 37) Notes: Dawson (1954: 302) Holotype not designated, but represented by a cystocarpic plant collected by Dimmick, in the Agardh Herbarium, University of Lund, Sweden

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 07 June 2013

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