Porphyra adamsiae W.A.Nelson
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lysithea adamsiae (W.A.Nelson) W.A.Nelson
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), named for Nancy Adams, New Zealand botanist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Named for Nancy Adams (Guiry, pers. comm.).
This is a marine species.
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.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra adamsiae W.A.Nelson)
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Adams 1994).
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. Nat. Hist. Res. Special Issue No. 3: 5-18, 4 figs.
Created: 15 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 January 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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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 22 November 2019.