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Porphyra kanyakumariensis V.Krishnamurthy & M.Baluswami 1984

Publication details
Porphyra kanyakumariensis V.Krishnamurthy & M.Baluswami 1984: 35, figs 1-13

Published in: Krishnamurthy, V. & Baluswami, M. (1984). The species of Porphyra from the Indian region. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 7: 31-37, 27 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

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

Type information
Type locality: Kovalam, near Kanniyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva & al. 1996: 92). Type: S. Sasidharan & M. Baluswami; Sept. 5. 1982; Centre for Advanced Studies in Botany, Univ. Madras 4830

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Anil Kumar, C. & Panikkar, M.V.N. (1997). Indian species of Porphyra (Rhodophyceae, Bangiales). Feddes Repertorium 108(5-6): 419-423, 2 figs.

Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Natural History Research (Chiba) 3: 5-18, 4 figs.

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