Porphyra ceylanica J.
Porphyra ceylanica J.Agardh 1883: 68 (without name), expl. pl. II: figs. 59, 60
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Of (from) Ceylon, an island in the Indian Ocean off southern India (cf. ceylonensis & ceylonicus).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 91). Notes: in text as a form of Porphyra purpurea or an independant species; not in De Toni; mentioned by Krishnamurthy & Baluswami, Seaweed Res. & Utilis. 7: 31 (1984).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra ceylanica J.Agardh)
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
Created: 03 April 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 February 2020.