Pyropia tenera ( ) N.Kikuchi, M.Miyata, M.S.Hwang & H.G.Choi 2011
Pyropia tenera (Kjellman) N.Kikuchi, M.Miyata, M.S.Hwang & H.G.Choi in Sutherland & al. 2011: 1145
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.
Publication date: 2011
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neopyropia tenera (Kjellman) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie
Porphyra tenera Kjellman
Type locality: "Japan" (Silva & al. 1996: 93). Lectotype: S (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Notes: Syntype in UPS. Kurogi lectotypified the species with a specimen in S in 1985 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Yang, L.-E., Deng, Y.-Y., Xu, G.-P., Russel, S., Lu, Q.-Q. & Brodie, J. (2020). Redefining Pyropia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): four new genera, resurrection of Porphyrella and description of Calidia pseudolobata sp. nov. from China. Journal of Phycology 56(4): [1-18] 862-879, 4 figs.
Niwa, K., Iida, S., Kato, A., Kawai, H., Kikuchi, N., Kobiyama, A. & Aruga, Y. (2009). Genetic diversity and introgression in two cultivated species (Porphyra yezoensis and Porphyra tenera) and closely related wild species. Journal of Phycology 45(2): 493-502, 6 figs, 3 tables.
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Im, S.H., Klochkova, T.A., Lee, D.J., Gachon, C.M.M. & Kim, G.H. (2019). Genetic toolkits of the red alga Pyropia tenera against the three most common diseases in Pyropia farms. Journal of Phycology 55(4): 801-815.
Lee, H.-J. & Choi, J.-i. (2019). Enhancing temperature tolerance of Pyropia tenera (Bangiales) by inducing mutation . Phycologia 58(5): 496-503.
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