Porphyra cuneiformis ( & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy 1972
Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy 1972: 31
Published in: Krishnamurthy, V. (1972). A revision of the species of the algal genus Porphyra occurring on the Pacific coast of North America. Pacific Science 26: 24-49.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie
Holotype locality: Coupeville, Whidbey I., Washington, U.S.A. (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Holotype: N.L. Gardner (No. 199a); UC 95626 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141).
Origin of species name
(Latin), wedge-shaped or narrow below and wide above.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy)
North America: Alaska (Lindstrom & Fredericq 2003, Lindeberg & Lindstrom 2010), British Columbia (Stiller & Waaland 1993), California (Stiller & Waaland 1993), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Stiller & Waaland 1993).
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Lindstrom, S.C. & Fredericq, S. (2003). rbcL gene sequences reveal relationships among north-east Pacific species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) and a new species, P. aestivalis. Phycological Research 51(3): 211-224.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2021.