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Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge

Publication details
Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893: 827

Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie

Basionym
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Maasö, Norway (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; July-August 1876; UPS (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Treated as a forma in Athanasiadis (2016: 53); cf. Rosenvinge (1893: 827) and Rosenvinge (1894: 82). - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1894). Les algues marines du Groenland. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique Ser. 7, 19: 53-164.

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