Pyropia tenera ( ) N.Kikuchi, M.Miyata, M.S.Hwang & H.G.Choi
Pyropia tenera (Kjellman) N.Kikuchi, M.Miyata, M.S.Hwang & H.G.Choi in Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145
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 tenera Kjellman
Type locality: "Japan" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 93). Lectotype: S (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Notes: Syntype in UPS. Kurogi lectotypified the species with a specimen in S in 1985 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).
This is a marine species.
Japanese: Asakusa nori, Amanori, Hoshi-nori, Kuro-nori, Sushi nori, Chishima Kuro-nori, Tisima (Madlener 1977).
Korean: Kim (Madlener 1977).
Russian: Nuru (Madlener 1977).
Niwa, K., Iida, S., Kato, A., Kawai, H., Kikuchi, N., Kobiyama, A. & Aruga, Y. (2009). Genetic diversity and introgression in two cultivated species (Porphyra yezoensis and Porphyra tenera) and closely related wild species. Journal of Phycology 45(2): 493-502, 6 figs, 3 tables.
Created: 18 January 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 14 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 1376 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=142231
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.