Porphyra laciniata f. umbilicalis (Kützing) , nom. illeg.
Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing Porphyra umbilicalis, Fountainstown, Co. Cork
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Porphyra laciniata f. umbilicalis (Kützing) Kleen 1874: 23, nom. illeg.
Published in: Kleen, E.A.G. (1874). Om Nordlandens högre hafsalger. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 31(9): 1-46, Plates IX, X.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing
Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing
Type locality: Scotland: Easdale, Argyll (Brodie et al. 2008: 1330). Neotype: J. Brodie & P.K. Hayes; 23 July 1998; From the back of a limpet. BM 000769632 (Brodie et al. 2008: 1330). Notes: Illustrated in Brodie et al. (2008: fig. 1 B).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), slashed into narrow divisions with tapering, pointed incisions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: "treated as later homonym of Porphyra laciniata var. umbilicalis C. Agardh 1829" (INA).
This is a marine species.
Created: 27 November 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Drew, K.M. (1954). Studies in the Bangioideae III. The life-history of Porphyra umbilicalis (L.) Kütz. var. laciniata (Lightf.) J. Ag. A. The conchocelis-phase in culture. Annals of Botany, New Series 18: 183-211.
Kylin, H. (1949). Über Porphyra umbilicalis und Porphyra laciniata. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Förhandlingar 17: 1-3.
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