Porphyra okamurae Ueda 1932: 12 (key), 14, pl. 1: 9, 10; pl. 2: 1-6; pl. 12: 1, 2 (as 'okamurai' )
Published in: Ueda, S. (1932). Systematic study of the genus Porphyra in Japan. Suiko-Kenkyu-Kokoku 28: 1-45, 24 tables.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Index Nominum Algarum notes 'okamurai' has also been used for the specific epithet of this species.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan (Niigata Pref.; Fukui Pref.; Toyama Pref.; Ishikawa Pref.; etc.); Korea (Nanyodo)
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra okamurae Ueda)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Kim & Kim 2011).
Kim, H.-S. & Kim, S.-M. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 1. Rhodophyta: Stylonematophyceae, Compsopogonophyceae, Bangiophyceae. Primitive red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-138, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Tanaka, T. (1952). The systematic study of the Japanese Protoflorideae. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 2(2): 1-92, 41 figs, 23 pls.
Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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Choi, J.-S., Choi, C.-G., Kim, Y.-D., Kin, H.-G. & Jun, B.-O. (1997). Preparation of cell wall degrading enzymes from marine herbivores for algal protoplast isolation 1. Cell wall degradation and isolation of protoplasts from a marine red alga Porphyra okamurae Ueda by enzyme extracts of abalone (Nordotis discus (Reeve)). Algae 12(2): 99-104, 5 figs. [in Korean]
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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 24 April 2019.