Portieria japonica ( ) P.C.
Portieria japonica (Harvey) P.C.Silva in P.C.Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987: 39
Published in: Silva, P.C., Meñez, E.G. & Moe, R.L. (1987). Catalog of the benthic marine algae of the Philippines. Smithsonian Contributions to Marine Sciences 27: [i-ii] iii-iv, 1-179, 2 figs, 1 table.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Desmia japonica Harvey
Type locality: "Simoda, Japan ; on rocks at low tide." (Harvey 1860: 331). Lectotype: C. Wright; TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 193, fig. 4). Notes: Lectotype designated (20 July 1973) by R. Wiseman.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Boo, S.M. & Ko, Y.D. (2012). Marine plants from Korea. pp.  5-233, many col. photographs. Seoul: Marine & Extreme Genome Research Centre Program. [in Korean]
Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.
Yang, M.Y. & Kim, M.S. (2018). Cryptic species diversity of ochtodenes-producing Portieria species (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) from the northwest Pacific. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(3): 205-214.
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