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Porphyra adamsiae W.A.Nelson 1993

Publication details
Porphyra adamsiae W.A.Nelson 1993: 526, figs 2-4

Published in: Nelson, W.A. (1993). Epiphytic species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from New Zealand. Botanica Marina 36: 525-534, 15 figs, 1 table.

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 Lysithea adamsiae (W.A.Nelson) W.A.Nelson

Type information
Type locality: Anchorage Bay, Antipodes Islands (Nelson 1993: 527). Holotype: Yaldsyn; 2 March 1985; epiphytic on Cenacrum subsutum, subtidal. WELT A16435a (Nelson 1993: 527). Notes: Isotypes: WELT A16435b, A16436a-c.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), named for Nancy Adams, New Zealand botanist.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Named for Nancy Adams (Guiry, pers. comm.).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Natural History Research (Chiba) 3: 5-18, 4 figs.

Created: 15 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 May 2021.

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