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Porphyra rediviva J.W.Stiller & J.R.Waaland

Publication details
Porphyra rediviva J.W.Stiller & J.R.Waaland 1996: 328, figs 1-4

Published in: Stiller, J.W. & Waaland, J.D. (1996). Porphyra rediviva sp. nov. (Rhodophyta): a new species from northeast Pacific saltmarshes. Journal of Phycology 32: 323-332.

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 Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh

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

Nomenclatural notes
The specific epithet is from redivivus, which means 'reviving from a dry state, living again,' for the ability of this species upon rehydration to recover from an apparently dead, dry state (Stiller & Walland, 1996).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Fidalgo Bay, Anacortes, Skagit County, Washington, USA (48o28.8'N, 122o35.1'W) (Stiller & Waaland 1996: 325). Holotype: J.W. Stiller; Dec. 2. 1994; WTU 330639 (Stiller & Waaland 1996: 325). Notes: Isotypes: WTU330640, WTU330641

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Bray, T.L., Neefus, C.D. & Mathieson, A.C. (2007). A morphological and molecular investigation of Porphyra purpurea (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) complex in the Northwest Atlantic. Nova Hedwigia 84: 277-298.

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.

Müller, K.M., Cannone, J.J. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) and description of a new genus and species, Pseudobangia kaycoleia. Phycologia 44: 146-155.

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References
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Stiller, J.W. & Waaland, J.D. (1996). Porphyra rediviva sp. nov. (Rhodophyta): a new species from northeast Pacific saltmarshes. Journal of Phycology 32: 323-332.

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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 10 December 2018.

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