Porphyra torta V.Krishnamurthy 1972
Porphyra torta V.Krishnamurthy 1972: 45, figs 1c, 12a-n
Published in: Krishnamurthy, V. (1972). A revision of the species of the algal genus Porphyra occurring on the Pacific coast of North America. Pacific Science 26: 24-49.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia torta (V.Krishnamurthy) S.C.Lindstrom
Holotype locality: point near False Bay, San Juan Island, Washington, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Holotype: V. Krishnamurthy; 26 May 1968; WTU 255135 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Notes: Krishnamurthy 11-00161.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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Murru, M. & Sandgren, C.D. (2004). Habitat matters for inorganic carbon acquisition in 38 species of red macroalgae (Rhodophyta) from Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Journal of Phycology 40: 837-845, 2 figs, 1 table.
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Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.
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Burzycki, G.M. & Waaland, J.R. (1987). On the position of meiosis in the life history of Porphyra torta (Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 30: 5-10.
Mumford, T.F., Jr (1976). Observations on the distribution and seasonal occurrence of Porphyra schizophylla Hollenberg, Porphyra torta Krishnamurthy, and Porphyra brumalis sp. nov. (Rhodophyta, Bangiales). Syesis 8: 321-332.
Waaland, J.R., Dickson, L.G. & Carrier, J.E. (1987). Conchocelis growth and photoperiodic control of conchospore release in Porphyra torta (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 23: 399-406.
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