Kylinia porphyrae ( )
Kylinia porphyrae (Drew) Papenfuss 1947: 438
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1947). Further contributions toward an understanding of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 433-447.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California (Drew 1928: 189). Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic. UC 294552 (Drew 1928: 189). Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.