Porphyra saldanhae , Bolton & R.J. 1997
Pyropia saldanhae (Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson) J.E.Sutherland Low intertidal, Scarbourgh, Cape Peninsula, South Africa; Collected from the lower to mid intertidal. Typically grows epilithic but may also grow the on the invasive mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis.
Porphyra saldanhae Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1997: 227, pl. 69
Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp.  + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia saldanhae (Stegenga, J.J.Bolton & R.J.Anderson) J.E.Sutherland
Type locality: Yzerfontein, Cape Province, South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 227). Type: J.J. Bolton & H. Stegenga; epilithic in the lower intertidal. BOL Stegenga Sa 2098 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 227). Notes: Isotype: slide Stegenga 1039 (BOL)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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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