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Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Porphyra

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Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow
Kommetjie, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. 05 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow
Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; plants on upper intertidal rocks. 07 Oct 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Porphyra capensis Kützing Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; plants on upper intertidal rocks
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow 1867: 58

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 capensis Kützing

Basionym
Porphyra capensis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 91). Type: Drège; Notes: This type locality was first described by Drège (1843: 111) (Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), slashed into narrow divisions with tapering, pointed incisions (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 13 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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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 13 December 2018.

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