Thorea violacea Bory 1808
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].
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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.
Created: 08 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 January 2016 by G.M. Guiry
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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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G.M. 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 18 June 2021.