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Porphyra pendula E.Y.Dawson 1953

Publication details
Porphyra pendula E.Y.Dawson 1953: 16, pl. 13: fig. 2

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
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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 Neoporphyra pendula (E.Y.Dawson) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pendulous.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Isla Partida, Gulf of California, Mexico Holotype: Feb. 22, 1946; On shaded cliff rocks in the spray zone, growing with Porphyra thuretii. AHF 4117 (Dawson slide 878, vial 1635) Notes: Holotype: AHFH 4117 in UC, collected by E.Y.Dawson (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144).

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Source of current name
Yang, L.-E., Deng, Y.-Y., Xu, G.-P., Russel, S., Lu, Q.-Q. & Brodie, J. (2020). Redefining Pyropia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): four new genera, resurrection of Porphyrella and description of Calidia pseudolobata sp. nov. from China. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 1-18, 4 figs.

Key references
Nelson, W.A., Farr, T.J. & Broom, J.E.S. (2006). Phylogenetic relationships and generic concepts in the red order Bangiales: challenges ahead. Phycologia 45: 249-259.

Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.

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