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Porphyra sericea (Wulfen) J.Agardh

Publication details
Porphyra sericea (Wulfen) J.Agardh 1883: expl. pl. 2: fig. 40

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Basionym
Ulva sericea Wulfen

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy. (Wulfen 1803: 5).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sericeous, silky with long straight close-pressed glossy hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva sericea Wulfen 1803

General environment
This is a marine species.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 December 2018.

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