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Porphyra indica V.Krishnamurthy & M.Baluswami

Publication details
Porphyra indica V.Krishnamurthy & M.Baluswami 1984: 36-37, figs 14-27

Published in: Krishnamurthy, V. & Baluswami, M. (1984). The species of Porphyra from the Indian region. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 7: 31-37, 27 figs.

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

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to India (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Boria Reef, Gulf of Kutch, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 92). Type: M. Baskaran; Feb. 25. 1983; Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, Univ. Madras 4846

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Key references
Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Nat. Hist. Res. Special Issue No. 3: 5-18, 4 figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 December 2018.

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