Neoporphyra J.& L.-E.Yang, 2020
Holotype species: Neoporphyra haitanensis (T.J.Chang & B.F.Zheng) J.Brodie & L.-E.Yang
Original publication and holotype designation: Yang, L.-E., Deng, Y.-Y., Xu, G.-P., Russel, S., Lu, Q.-Q. & Brodie, J. (2020). Redefining Pyropia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): four new genera, resurrection of Porphyrella and description of Calidia pseudolobata sp. nov. from China. Journal of Phycology 56(4): [1-18] 862-879, 4 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Description: Gametophytic frond membranous; lanceolate, linear-lanceolate, obvate; epilithic; frond color variable (violet, purple, rosy, greenish); usually few cm to 30 cm in length; monostromatic; 45- 95 lm thick; vegetative cells containing one stellate plastid; sexual thalli: (i) dioecious, (ii) monoecious and divided into male and female sectors, (iii) monoecious with spermatangia and zygotosporangia intermixed in the fertile region of the thalli. Distinguished from other bladed Bangiales by rbcL and 18S sequence differences combined with warm temperate distribution and occurrence in the upper intertidal.
Information contributed by: Original description.. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 19 Aug 2021 by G.M. Guiry.
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Some of the descriptions included in AlgaeBase were originally from the unpublished Encyclopedia of Algal Genera, organised in the 1990s by Dr Bruce Parker on behalf of the Phycological Society of America (PSA) and intended to be published in CD format. These AlgaeBase descriptions are now being continually updated, and each current contributor is identified above. The PSA and AlgaeBase warmly acknowledge the generosity of all past and present contributors and particularly the work of Dr Parker.
Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
Created: 28 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 August 2021 by G.M. Guiry
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