Porphyra umbilicalis subsp. purpurea ( ) J.
Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh microscope showing zygotosporangia (carposporangia), North of Portugal, Buarcos, 2006
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Porphyra umbilicalis subsp. purpurea (Roth) J.Agardh 1883: 66
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh
Ulva purpurea Roth
Neotype locality: Nord-Ost Watt, Helgoland (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769). Neotype: A. Wagner; 17 October 1996; BM (Brodie & Irvine 1997: 769). Notes: The original material, now lost, was collected at Eckwarden, Niedersachsen, Germany. BM000054930 (Sutherland et al. 2011).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Created: 03 December 2001 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Kraemer, G.P. & Yarish, C. (1999). A preliminary comparison of the mariculture potential of Porphyra purpurea and Porphyra umbilicalis. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 473-477.
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