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Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Porphyra

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Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock. 21 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson
Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; upper intertidal rock. 20 Sep 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; upper intertidal rock
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1997: 227, pl. 69

Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp. [2] + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.

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 saldanhae (Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson) J.E.Sutherland

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Yzerfontein, Cape Province, South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 227). Type: J.J. Bolton & H. Stegenga; epilithic in the lower intertidal. BOL Stegenga Sa 2098 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 227). Notes: Isotype: slide Stegenga 1039 (BOL)

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Key references
Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.

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