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Thorea violacea Bory 1808

Publication details
Thorea violacea Bory 1808: 133, pl. 18: fig. 2

Published in: Bory de Saint-Vincent, [J.B.G.M.] (1808). Sur un genre nouveau de la Cryptogamie aquatique, nomme Thorea. Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 12: 126-135, 1 pl. [pl. 18].
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Thorea is Thorea ramosissima Bory.

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

Type information
Type locality: riviere des Ramperts, torrent de l'île de la Réunion (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). Phylogenetic relationship of Batrachospermum species (Batrachospermales, Rhodphyta) from coastal streams in French Guiana. Phycologia 44: 441-446.

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References
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Egidos, A.I. & Aboal, M. (2003). Thorea violacea Bory de Saint Vincent (Thoreaceae, Rhodophyceae) en una surgencia del marjal Pego-Oliva, Comunidad Valenciana. Nueva cita para la flora algal española. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 60: 27-32.

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