Porphyra miniata var. amplissima ( ) Rosenvinge
Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893: 827
Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1893). Grønlands Havalger. Meddelelser om Grønland 3: 763-981, 57 figs, 2 pls.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman
Type locality: Maasö, Norway (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; July-August 1876; UPS (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Treated as a forma in Athanasiadis (2016: 53); cf. Rosenvinge (1893: 827) and Rosenvinge (1894: 82). - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957).
North America: Maine (ME) (Taylor 1957).
Source of current name
Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1894). Les algues marines du Groenland. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique Ser. 7, 19: 53-164.
Created: 02 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 October 2019.