Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.
Halymenia porphyroides Børgesen Panama. Transverse section of slightly thickened blade margin.
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Halymenia porphyriformis P.G.Parkinson 1980: 17 (as 'porphyriaeformis' )
Published in: Parkinson, P.G. (1980). Halymenia, being a critical account of the confused nomenclature of Halymenia C.A. Agardh 1817 (Halymeniaceae, Cryptonemiales, Rhodophyta) with reflections on the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature and corrections to certain recent work in which it has been disregarded. pp. 1-20. Auckland: Pettifogging Press.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Parkinson (l.c.), the name Halymenia porphyroides has been misapplied to this species by various authors.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Okha, Gujarat, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 200).
Hayee-Memon, A. & Shameel, M. (1996). A taxonomic study of some red algae commonly growing on the coast of Karachi. Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 5(2): 113-137.
Huisman, J.M. & De Clerck, O. (2018). Halymeniales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 279-294. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Created: 31 December 1997 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 24 May 2019.