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; hotographed under-water, showing distinctive ruffled edge of the thallus margin. Collected from the lower to mid intertidal. Typically grows epilithic but may also grow the on the invasive mussel,
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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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2021.