Porphyra laciniata var. capensis (Kützing)
Porphyra capensis Kützing Buffels Bay, Cape Peninsula Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa; plants on upper intertidal rocks
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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.
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 13 December 2019.