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Porphyra kunthiana Kützing

Publication details
Porphyra kunthiana Kützing 1843: 383

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 columbina f. kunthiana (Kützing) Hamel

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phyllona kunthiana (Kützing) Kuntze 1891

Taxonomic notes
Hamel (1928) treats this entity as a forma of Porphyra columbina.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Valparaiso, Chile

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Key references
Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Nat. Hist. Res. Special Issue No. 3: 5-18, 4 figs.

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