Porphyra spiralis var. amplifolia E.C. &
Porphyra spiralis var. amplifolia E.C.Oliveira & Coll 1975: 196, figs. 3, 10
Published in: Oliveira Filho, E.C. de & Coll, J. (1975). The genus Porphyra C. Ag. (Rhodophyta, Bangiales) in the american south Atlantic I. Brazilian species. Botanica Marina 18: 191-197.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia spiralis var. amplifolia (E.C.Oliveira & Coll) Freshwater & Kapraun
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Ponta da Fruta, Est. Espirito Santo, Brazil Type: L. Behar; Sept. 22. 1973; SPF 4868
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra spiralis var. amplifolia E.C.Oliveira & Coll)
South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977, Milstein & Cabral de Oliveira), Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).
Milstein, D. & Cabral de Oliveira, M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of Bangiales (Rhodophyta) based on small subunit rDNA sequencing: emphasis on Brazilian Porphyra species. Phycologia 44: 212-221.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Kapraun, D.F. & Lemus, A.J. (1987). Field and culture studies of Porphyra spiralis var. amplifolia Oliveira Filho et Coll (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from Isla de Margarita, Venezuela. Botanica Marina 30: 483-490.
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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 20 April 2019.