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Pyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello) T.J.Farr & J.E.Sutherland

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Pyropia

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Pyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello) T.J.Farr & J.E.Sutherland
Fig. 1. Small 2 mm orbiculate blade formed at 14°C. Scale bar = 0.2 mm. Fig. 2. Lanceolate 20 mm blade with spermatangia and phyllosporangia in linear streaks at the apical end. Scale bar = 5 mm. Fig. 3. Basal attachment with multiple rhizoids. Scale ba. John West. © John West (jwest@unimelb.edu.au).

 

Publication details
Pyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello) T.J.Farr & J.E.Sutherland in Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144

Published in: 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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Publication date: 2011

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyropia is Pyropia californica J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Porphyra pulchella Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello

Type information
Type locality: Nelsons Lagoon (36°41'S, 149°59'E), Mimosa Rock National Park, New South Wales, Australia (Ackland et al. 2006: 196). Holotype: 16 xii 1998; on pneumatophores of the mangrove Avicennia marina. NSW 722255 (blades); conchocelis (722445) (Ackland et al. 2006 Notes: Holotype culture: CCAP 1379/3. Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, SAMS Research Services Ltd., Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Dunbeg, Argyll, PA37 1QA, UK. Blade and conchocelis phases of isolate 3923 are included. Paratype: NSW 722446, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs. Macquaries Road, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia. Collection data: 6 iv 2004, in a band of Caloglossa vieillardii (Kützing) Setchell on wood pilings at Westgate Bridge, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria (37°49'S, 144°53'E). Collected by J.A.West (Sutherland et al. 2011)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra pulchella Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello 2006

General environment
This is a marine species.

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