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Porphyra tenuissima C.Agardh ex Frauenfeld

Publication details
Porphyra tenuissima C.Agardh ex Frauenfeld 1855: 46

Published in: Frauenfeld, G. (1855). Die Algen der dalmatischen Küste: mit Hinzufügung der von Kützing im adriatischen überhaupt ausgefürten Arten. pp. [i]-xviii, 1-78, 26 pls. Wien [Vienna]: Druck und Verlag der Kaiserl. Königl. Hof. und Staatsdrukerel.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Frauenfeld (1855: 46) writes: "Unter diese Namen besitze ich von Frau v. Cattani aus Spalato eine Porphyra, die nahezu au Füsslange night über Zoll breit wird, sonst aber in gar nichts sich von P. vulgaris unterscheidet." - (5 Sep 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Split, Croatia

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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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 15 October 2018.

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