Porphyra rakiura W.A.Nelson
Porphyra rakiura W.A.Nelson in W.A. Nelson, J.E. Broom & T.J. Farr 2001: 271, 272, figs 19-24
Published in: Nelson, W.A., Broom, J.E. & Farr, T.J. (2001). Four new species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from the New Zealand region described using traditional characters and 18S rDNA sequence data. Cryptogamie: Algologie 22: 263-284.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia rakiura (W.A.Nelson) W.A.Nelson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
The species epithet is based on the Maori name for Stewart Island. - (10 Sep 2007) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: New Zealand: Stewart Island: Vaila Voe (Nelson, Broom & Farr 2001: 271). Holotype: W.A. Nelson; 4.x.1994; WELT A22679 (Nelson, Broom & Farr 2001: 271).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra rakiura W.A.Nelson)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Kikuchi et al. 2010).
Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 January 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Farr, T., Nelson, W. and Broom, J. (2003). A challenge to the taxonomy of Porphyra in Australia: the New Zealand red alga Porphyra rakiura (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) occurs in southern Australia and is distinct from P. lucasii. Australian Systematic Botany 16: 569-575.
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Wendy 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 23 October 2019.