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Porphyra vulgaris C.Agardh, nom. illeg.

Publication details
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.
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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 Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), common, general, ordinary (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet, superfluous (fide INA).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Porphyra vulgaris C.Agardh)
English: Laver (Kirby 1953).

Japanese: Asakusa nori, Hoshinori (Kirby 1953).

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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. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 December 2018.

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