Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing)
Porphyra capensis Kützing Platboom, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; mid-intertidal rock
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Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing) Grunow 1867: 58
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra capensis Kützing
Porphyra capensis Kützing
Type locality: Table Bay, Cape of Good Hope (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 91). Type: Drège; Notes: This type locality was first described by Drège (1843: 111) (Silva et al., 1996)
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), slashed into narrow divisions with tapering, pointed incisions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 13 June 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2019.