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Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Rhizophyllidaceae
Genus Portieria


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Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).


Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck KwaZulu-Natal
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Portieria tripinnata (Hering) De Clerck in De Clerck, Tronchin & Schils 2005: 192, figs 165, 166

Published in: De Clerck, O., Tronchin, E.M. & Schils, T. (2005). Red algae. Rhodophyceae. Guide to the seaweeds of KwaZulu-Natal. Scripta Botanica Belgica 33: 131-267.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Portieria is Portieria coccinea Zanardini.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Rhodymenia tripinnata Hering

Type information
Type locality: "Natalpoint" [Durban], Natal, South Africa (Krauss 1846: 209).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), tripinnate.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodymenia tripinnata Hering 1846
Sphaerococcus tripinnatus (Hering) K├╝tzing 1849
Desmia tripinnata (Hering) J.Agardh 1852
Chondrococcus hornemannii var. tripinnatus (Hering) Tyson 1910
Chondrococcus tripinnatus (Hering) Delf & Michell 1921

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Payo, D.A., Leliaert, F., Verbruggen, H., D'hondt, S., Calumpong, H.P. & De Clerck, O. (2013). Extensive cryptic species diversity and fine-scale endemism in the marine red alga Portieria in the Philippines. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B Biological Sciences 280: 20122660.

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