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Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson 1892

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


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Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Cabrillo National Monument, California, USA. 07 Sep 2018. © National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior.

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Bradys Beach, Bamfield, B.C.. 24 Oct 2014. Bridgette Clarkston. © 2014 Bridgette Clarkston.

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
on Phyllospadix scouleri, Oregon, USA. 17 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Northern California. 09 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Cape Blanco, Oregon, U.S.A.. 18 Aug 2010. Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu). © Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu).

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Cape Beale, Barkley Sound, British Columbia, Canada. Epiphytic on Phyllospadix scouleri. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson
Otter Crest, Oregon, USA; lower intertidal on Phyllospadix. 15 Jun 2003. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Scinaia furcellata f. complanata Collins

Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg Cape Blanco, Oregon, U.S.A.
© Simona Augyte (Simona.Augyte@humboldt.edu)

Publication details
Porphyra naiadum C.L.Anderson in Blankinship & Keeler 1892: 148

Published in: Blankinship, J.W. & Keeler, C.A. (1892). On the natural history of the Farallon Islands. Zoe 3: 144-165, pls XVIII-XXI.

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 Smithora naiadum (C.L.Anderson) Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: California, USA Type: on Zosera & Phyllospadix. Notes: Index Nominum Algarum states the type locality is implied to be Farallon Is., but more likely Santa Cruz.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 17 August 2008 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Rees, D.A. & Conway, E. (1962). Water-soluble polysaccharides of Porphyra species: a note on the classification of P. naiadum. Nature 195: 398-399.

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