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Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Amansieae
Genus Rytiphlaea


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Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh
ball form; marine Lagoon of Strunjan, Bay of Koper, Slovenian coast, Gulf of Trieste, Northern Adriatic Sea; €2 coin on right for scale.. 18 Sep 2019. Claudio Battelli. © Claudio Battelli.

Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh
Pelouzo, Laganas, Zakinthos Isl., Greece, October 2010, 0.5m deep. 15 Jul 2011. Kostas Tsiamis. © Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com).


Ascophyllum nodosum var. scorpioides (Hauck) Reinke

Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh Pelouzo, Laganas, Zakinthos Isl., Greece, October 2010, 0.5m deep
© Kostas Tsiamis (kostas.tsiamis@gmail.com)

Publication details
Rytiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) C.Agardh 1824: 160

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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Publication date: probably September 1824

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rytiphlaea is Rytiphlaea purpurea C.Agardh.

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

Fucus tinctorius Clemente

Type information
Type locality: Castillo de Santa Catalina & Puerto de Santa Maria and Cádiz, Andalucia, Spain (Phillips & De Clerck 2005: 16). Lectotype: MA Algae 1473 (Phillips & De Clerck 2005: 16).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), used in dying (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus tinctorius Clemente 1807

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Fucus purpureus Turner 1807
Fucus phenax Sprengel 1809
Rytiphlaea purpurea C.Agardh 1817
Fucus striatus Draparnaud 1824
Polysiphonia campanulata Delle Chiaje 1829
Rytiphlaea tinctoria var. horridula J.Agardh 1842
Rytiphlaea semicristata J.Agardh 1842
Rytiphlaea rigidula Kützing 1843
Rytiphlaea seminuda Kützing 1865

Taxonomic notes
Listed by Woelkerling et al. (1998) as Ritiphlaea tinctoria (Clemente) J.Agardh.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dixon, P.S. (1963). The rejection of Ctenosiphonia hypnoides (Welw. ex J. Ag.) Falkenb. from the British marine algal flora. Br Phycol Bull 2: 263-265, 1 fig.

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.

Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. [1]-656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..

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