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Porphyra sericea (Wulfen) J.Agardh

Publication details
Porphyra sericea (Wulfen) J.Agardh 1883: expl. pl. 2: fig. 40

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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Basionym
Ulva sericea Wulfen

Type information
Type locality: Trieste, Italy. (Wulfen 1803: 5).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sericeous, silky with long straight close-pressed glossy hairs (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ulva sericea Wulfen 1803

General environment
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: 29 November 2001 by Elizabeth Moran

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