Phyllona tenera ( )
Phyllona tenera (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 Pyropia tenera (Kjellman) N.Kikuchi, M.Miyata, M.S.Hwang & H.G.Choi
Porphyra tenera Kjellman
Type locality: "Japan" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 93). Lectotype: S (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Notes: Syntype in UPS. Kurogi lectotypified the species with a specimen in S in 1985 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 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 November 2018.