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Porphyra tenera var. tamatsuensis A.Miura

Publication details
Porphyra tenera var. tamatsuensis A.Miura 1984: 2, 3, pls I-III, IV: fig. 2, V: fig. 1

Published in: Miura, A. (1984). A new variety and a new form of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from Japan: Porphyra tenera Kjellman var. tamatsuensis Miura, var. nov. and P. yezoensis Ueda form. narawaensis Miura, form. nov.. Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries 71: 1-37.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia tenera var. tamatsuensis (A.Miura) N.Kikuchi, Niwa & Nakada

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra tenera var. tamatsuensis A.Miura ex K.Yamauchi 1974

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tamatsu, Saijo City, Ehime Pref., Japan (Miura 1984: 2). Lectotype: A. Miura 2035; 21 February 1970; Laboratory of Algal Cultivation, Tokyo University of Fisheries Herb. Miura (Kikuchi, Nakada & Niwa 2015: 381, fig. 1, left individual).

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Source of current name
Kikuchi, N., Nakada, T. & Niwa, K. (2015). Proposals of a new combination and a valid name for two Bangiales taxa (Rhodophyta) used for nori cultivation in Japan. Journal of Japanese Botany 90: 380-385.

Key references
Niwa, K., Furuita, H., Yamamoto, T. & Kobiyama, A. (2008). Identification and characterization of a green-type mutant of Porphyra tenera Kjellman var. tamatsuensis Miura (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Aquaculture 274: 126-131.

Niwa, K., Kobiyama, A. & Aruga, Y. (2005). Confirmation of cultivated Porphyra tenera (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) by polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length polymorphism analyses of the plastid and nuclear DNA. Phycological Research 53(4): 296-302.

Niwa, K., Kobiyama, A. & Sakamoto, T. (2010). Interspecific hybridization in the haploid blade-forming marine crop Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): occurrence of allodiploidy in surviving F1 gametophytic blades. Journal of Phycology 46(4): 693-702.

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References
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Miura, A. (1984). A new variety and a new form of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from Japan: Porphyra tenera Kjellman var. tamatsuensis Miura, var. nov. and P. yezoensis Ueda form. narawaensis Miura, form. nov.. Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries 71: 1-37.
Niwa, K., Furuita, H., Yamamoto, T. & Kobiyama, A. (2008). Identification and characterization of a green-type mutant of Porphyra tenera Kjellman var. tamatsuensis Miura (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Aquaculture 274: 126-131.

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