Phyllona crispata ( )
Porphyra crispata Kjellman Lung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 1. 22. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from http://www.ntm.gov.tw/seaweeds.
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Phyllona crispata (Kjellman) Kuntze 1898: 420
Published in: Kuntze, O. (1898). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars III (3). pp. 1-576. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Phyllona is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra crispata Kjellman
Porphyra crispata Kjellman
Type locality: Goto-retto, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 92). Type: J.V. Petersen; (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Yoshida (1997: 166, 167) notes that Kurogi and Yamadae (1986) pointed out that the type specimen of Porphyra crispata Kjellman 1897: 15 was not a red alga, but proved to be Monostroma nitidum Wittrock. They also note that Ueda (1932) applied the name P. crispata to a species of Porphyra distributed in the southern parts of Japan and that he gave a detailed description and figures. Okamura (1936) and Tanaka (1952) have used this name. A new name is necessary for P. crispata sensu Ueda.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), crisped, curled, or closely (finely) waved.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 May 2001 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 15 December 2018.