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Cystoclonium purpureum var. cirrhosum Lily Newton 1931

Publication details
Cystoclonium purpureum var. cirrhosum Lily Newton 1931: 418 (as 'var. cirrhosa J. G. Agardh' )

Published in: Newton, L. (1931). A handbook of the British seaweeds. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-478, 270 figs. London: The Trustees of the British Museum, British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, S.W.7.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cystoclonium is Cystoclonium purpurascens (Hudson) K├╝tzing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoclonium purpureum (Hudson) Batters

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Name included by Batters (1902:69) as Cystoclonium purpureum ß cirrhosa (J.Agardh); mention of two varietal names in J.Agardh (1851: 308, as cirrhosa and scorpioides) refers to a variety that might pass under the names cirrhosa or scorpioides and does not constitute valid publication. - (11 Dec 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.

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