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Porphyra reniformis Meneghini ex Kützing, nom. inval.

Publication details
Porphyra reniformis Meneghini ex Kützing 1849: 692, nom. inval.

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: included in the synonymy of Porphyra cordata Meneghini, 1844. - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Included in the synonymy of Porphyra leucosticta by Athanasiadis (2016: 43). - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 29 November 2001 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2019.

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