Porphyra yamadae Yoshida 1997: 166, fig. 5
Published in: Yoshida, T. (1997). Japanese marine algae: new combinations, new names and new species. Phycological Research 45: 163-167.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia acanthophora (E.C.Oliveira & Coll) M.C.Oliveira, D.Milstein & E.C.Oliveira
Named for Iemasa Yamada, Otaru University of Commerce, who found that type of Porphyra crispata was referable to Monostroma nitidum.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Records of P. crispata Kjellman in Japan, excluding the type, refer to this species (Yoshida 1998). - (10 Aug 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan: Kyushu: Ojika-shima,, Nagasaki Prefecture (Yoshida 1997: 166). Holotype: K. Okamura; 28 May 1928; SAP 062320 (Yoshida 1997: 166). Notes: Isotype:TNS.
Source of current name
Xie, Z.-Y., Lin, S.-M., Liu, L.-C., Ang, P.O., Jr. & Shyu, J.-F. (2015). Genetic diversity and taxonomy of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) from Taiwan based on rbcL and cox1 sequences. Botanica Marina 58(3): 189-202.
Created: 22 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy 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 15 October 2018.