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Porphyra mumfordii S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole

Publication details
Porphyra mumfordii S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole 1992: 445, figs 15, 16, 38-44

Published in: Lindstrom, S.C. & Cole, K.M. (1992). The Porphyra lanceolata - P. pseudolanceolata (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) complex unmasked: recognition of new species based on isoenzymes, morphology, chromosomes and distributions. Phycologia 31(5): 431-448.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

Habitat notes
On high intertidal bedrock (Lindstrom & Cole 1992) - (16 Jan 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Orlebar Point, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1139). Holotype: S.C. Lindstrom; 23 January 1991; high intertidal bedrock. UBC A80280 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1139). Notes: Isotypes: UBC (A80280); UC, WTU.

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Key references
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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Citing AlgaeBase
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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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