Porphyra columbina Montagne 1842

Pyropia columbina (Montagne) W.A.Nelson

Current name: Pyropia columbina (Montagne) W.A.Nelson
Mar Brava, Chiloé, Chile; Dried plants sold as food on fish market - 21 January 2007. Frithjof Kuepper (fck@sams.ac.uk)

Publication Details
Porphyra columbina Montagne 1842: 14

Published in: Montagne, [J.F.] C. (1842). Prodromus generum specierumque phycearum novarum, in itinere ad polum antarcticum...ab illustri Dumont d'Urville peracto collectarum, notis diagnosticis tantum huc evulgatarum, descriptionibus verò fusioribus nec non iconibus analyticis iam iamque illustrandarum. pp. [1-]16. Parisiis [Paris]: apud Gide, editorem.

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Publication date: Before 10 Sept 1842

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 Pyropia columbina (Montagne) W.A.Nelson.

Type Information
Type locality: Auckland Is., New Zealand; (Womersley 1994: 39) Holotype: Dumont d'Urville; March 1840; PC; 0029833 (MA6267) (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1143)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Often common, forming a dense mid eulittoral community, on rough-water rocky coasts (Womersley 1994: 39).

Created: 11 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 04 December 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

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