Pyropia perforata (J. ) S.C.
Pyropia perforata (J.Agardh) S.C.Lindstrom Pescadero State Beach, California, USA
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Pyropia perforata (J.Agardh) S.C.Lindstrom in Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144
Published in: Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Porphyra perforata J.Agardh
Lectotype locality: near the Golden Gate, San Francisco, California, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144). Lectotype: S. Berggren; 1874; LD (Herbarium Agardh) 13037 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144). Notes: According to Dawson (1953: 17) specimens from Santa Barbara and from San Francisco were illustrated. Conway (1974:174-176) notes that LD 13037 (one of two Berggren specimens) was designated (but not published) as the lectotype by R.F. Scagel in 1957. She is "entirely in agreement with Scagel's selection of it as the lectotype" and considers specimens LD 13031 and 13048, collected by Mrs Bingham at Santa Barbara to be syntypes.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pierced with holes or pores or sprinkled with translucent dots (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
(as Porphyra perforata J.Agardh)
?: Ihekesten, Ihekas Atlebal, Summer Seaweed (Madlener 1977).
Chinese: Chi Choy (Madlener 1977).
English: Red Laver (Arasaki & Arasaki 1983).
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Verified by: 28 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael 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 18 December 2018.