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Porphyra cameronii W.A.Nelson 1993

Publication details
Porphyra cameronii W.A.Nelson 1993: 527, figs. 5-10

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 Pyrophyllon cameronii (W.A.Nelson) W.A.Nelson

Type information
Type locality: Mangere Island, Chatham Islands (Nelson 1993: 528). Holotype: Foster; 11 March 1987; 6m deep on Lessonia tholiformis. WELT A1943a (Nelson 1993: 528). Notes: Isotypes: WELT A19438b-d

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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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