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Porphyra angusta Okamura & Ueda 1932

Publication details
Porphyra angusta Okamura & Ueda in Ueda 1932: 28, pl. 1: figs 4, 10; pl. 6: figs 8-16; pl. 18: figs 2, 3

Published in: Ueda, S. (1932). Systematic study of the genus Porphyra in Japan. Suiko-Kenkyu-Kokoku 28: 1-45, 24 tables.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Tokyo Bay, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), narrow (Stearn 1985).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Porphyra angusta Okamura & Ueda)
Japanese: Kosuji-nori (Chapman & Chapman 1980).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra angusta Okamura & Ueda)
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986, Lee & Kang 2001, Kim & Kim 2011), Taiwan (Lewis & Norris 1987, Shao 2003-2014).

Key references
Kim, H.-S. & Boo, S.-M. (2010). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 2, Number 1. Heterokontophyta: Phaeophyceae: Ectocarpales. Marine brown algae I. pp. [1-6], 1-195, figs 1-19. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Tanaka, T. (1952). The systematic study of the Japanese Protoflorideae. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 2(2): 1-92, 41 figs, 23 pls.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 14 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry

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Chiang, Y-M. & Wang, J-C. (1980). A study on the production of conchosporangia in the conchocelis phase of Porphyra angusta Okamura et Ueda. Phycologia 19: 20-24, 3 figs, 2 tables.
Kurogi, M. (1963). Species of Porphyra cultivated in Yamada and Funakoshi Bays and a new form of Porphyra angusta Okamura et Ueda (notes on Porphyra 2). Bull Tohoku Reg Fish Res Lab No 23: 117-140.

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M.D. 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 23 June 2021.

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