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Porphyra yamadae Yoshida

Publication details
Porphyra yamadae Yoshida 1997: 166, fig. 5

Published in: Yoshida, T. (1997). Japanese marine algae: new combinations, new names and new species. Phycological Research 45: 163-167.
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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 Pyropia acanthophora (E.C.Oliveira & Coll) M.C.Oliveira, D.Milstein & E.C.Oliveira

Named for Iemasa Yamada, Otaru University of Commerce, who found that type of Porphyra crispata was referable to Monostroma nitidum.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Records of P. crispata Kjellman in Japan, excluding the type, refer to this species (Yoshida 1998). - (10 Aug 2009) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Japan: Kyushu: Ojika-shima,, Nagasaki Prefecture (Yoshida 1997: 166). Holotype: K. Okamura; 28 May 1928; SAP 062320 (Yoshida 1997: 166). Notes: Isotype:TNS.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra yamadae Yoshida)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida 1997, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001).

Source of current name
Xie, Z.-Y., Lin, S.-M., Liu, L.-C., Ang, P.O., Jr. & Shyu, J.-F. (2015). Genetic diversity and taxonomy of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) from Taiwan based on rbcL and cox1 sequences. Botanica Marina 58(3): 189-202.

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