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Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy

Publication details
Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy 1972: 31

Published in: Krishnamurthy, V. (1972). A revision of the species of the algal genus Porphyra occurring on the Pacific coast of North America. Pacific Science 26: 24-49.
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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 Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie

Basionym
Porphyra miniata f. cuneiformis Setchell & Hus

Type information
Holotype locality: Coupeville, Whidbey I., Washington, U.S.A. (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Holotype: N.L. Gardner (No. 199a); UC 95626 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141).

Origin of species name
(Latin), wedge-shaped or narrow below and wide above.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

Lindstrom, S.C. & Fredericq, S. (2003). rbcL gene sequences reveal relationships among north-east Pacific species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) and a new species, P. aestivalis. Phycological Research 51(3): 211-224.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.

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