Porphyra subtumens J. ex R.M. 1928
Porphyra subtumens J.Agardh ex R.M.Laing 1928: 45, pls. 5, 6 (= figs 8-11)
Published in: Laing, R.M. (1928). New Zealand Bangiales (Bangia, Porphyra, Erythrotrichia and (?) Erythrocladia). Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 59: 207-224.
Publication date: 1928
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyrophyllon subtumens (J.Agardh ex R.M.Laing) W.A.Nelson
Type locality: Akatore, Otago, New Zealand (Nelson et al. 2003: 310). Lectotype: R.M. Laing; CHR Laing Algal Herbarium Sheet No. 4062 (Nelson et al. 2003: 310). Notes: Sheet is marked 'No. 120 Agardh, No. 1108 Prof. Setchell'. Isolectotype:LD 12797 (Nelson, 1993: 531).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Nelson, W.A., Broom, J.E. & Farr, T.J. (2003). Pyrophyllon and Chlidophyllon (Erythropeltidales, Rhodophyta): two new genera for obligate epiphytic species previously placed in Porphyra, and a discussion of the orders Erythropeltidales and Bangiales. Phycologia 42: 308-315.
Adams, N.M. (1997). Common seaweeds of New Zealand. pp. -48, 48 pls. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press.
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Verified by: 22 January 2009 by M.D. Guiry
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Aitken, K.A., Kelton, L.D. & Brown, M.T. (1991). Seasonal protein variation in the New Zealand seaweeds Porphyra columbina Mont. and Porphyra subtumens J. Ag. (Rhodophyceae). Japanese Journal of Phycology 39: 307-317.
Friedlander, S.F., Melton, L.D. & Brown, M.T. (1989). Ascorbic acid in the New Zealand seaweeds Porphyra columbina Mont. and Porphyra subtumens J. Ag. (Rhodophyceae). Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 295-301.
Nelson, W.A. & Knight, G.A. (1996). Life history in culture of the obligate epiphyte Porphyra subtumens (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) endemic to New Zealand. Phycological Research 44: 19-25, 19 fig, 1 table.
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