Porphyra miniata (C. ) C.
Porphyra miniata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh 1824: 191
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania miniata (C.Agardh) Foslie
Ulva purpurea var. miniata C.Agardh
Type locality: Greenland (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Lectotype: Wormskjold; LD 12838 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Guiry (1997) this species requires taxonomic reinvestigation. Some populations may represent P. amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell et Hus in Hus, it is recommended to consult Bird & Mclachlan (1992).
This is a marine species.
(as Porphyra miniata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh)
English: Red Nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).
Japanese: Nori (Madlener 1977).
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.
Bates, C.R., Saunders, G.W. & Chopin, T. (2005). An assessment of two taxonomic distinctness indices for detecting seaweed assemblage responses to environmental stress. Botanica Marina 48: 231-243.
Klein, A.S, Mathieson, A.C., Neefus, C.D., Cain, D.C., Taylor, H.A., Teasdale, B.W., West, A.L., Hehre, E.J., Brodie, J., Yarish, C. & Wallace, A.L. (2003). Identification of north-western Atlantic Porphyra (Bangiaceae, Bangiales) based on sequence variation in nuclear SSU and plastid rbcL genes. Phycologia 42: 109-122, 3 figs, 5 tables.
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]
Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]
Müller, K.M., Cannone, J.J. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) and description of a new genus and species, Pseudobangia kaycoleia. Phycologia 44: 146-155.
Vinogradova K.L. (2007). The genus Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) in the north seas of Russia. Botanicheskii Zhurnal 92(4): 532-543, 3 pls.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1379/2 Porphyra miniata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh
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Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Chen, L.C.-M., Edelstein, T., Ogata, E. & McLachlan, J. (1970). The life history of Porphyra miniata. Canadian Journal of Botany 48: 385-389.
Chen, L.C.M. (1986). Cell development of Porphyra miniata (Rhodophyceae) under axenic culture. Botanica Marina 29: 435-439.
Hollenberg, G.J. (1972). Phycological notes VII. Concerning three Pacific Coast species, especially Porphyra miniata (C. Ag.) (Rhodophyceae, Bangiales). Phycologia 11(1): 43-46.
Kübler, J.E., Minocha, S.C. & Mathieson, A.C. (1994). Transient expression of the GUS reporter gene in protoplasts of Porphyra miniata (Rhodophyta). J Mar Biotechnol 1: 165-169, 2 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 December 2018.