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Rytiphlaea purpurea C.Agardh 1817

Publication details
Rytiphlaea purpurea C.Agardh 1817: xxv

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Rytiphlaea.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Treated as a new name. - (9 Jul 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Phillips, L.E. & De Clerck, O. (2005). The terete and sub-terete members of the red algal tribe Amansieae (Ceramiales, Rhodomelaceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 26: 5-33, 26 figs.

Created: 08 April 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 09 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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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 28 October 2021.

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