Porphyra vulgaris C. , nom. illeg.
Porphyra vulgaris C.Agardh 1827: 642, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1827). Neue Gattungen und Arten von Algen. Flora 10(41): 641-646.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet, superfluous (fide INA).
This is a marine species.
(as Porphyra vulgaris C.Agardh)
English: Laver (Kirby 1953).
Japanese: Asakusa nori, Hoshinori (Kirby 1953).
Source of current name
Brodie, J. & Irvine, L.M. (2003). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3B. Bangiophycidae. pp. i-xiii, 1-167, map. Andover: Intercept.
Created: 19 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 June 2019.