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Porphyra mumfordii S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole 1992

Publication details
Porphyra mumfordii S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole 1992: 445, figs 15, 16, 38-44

Published in: Lindstrom, S.C. & Cole, K.M. (1992). The Porphyra lanceolata - P. pseudolanceolata (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) complex unmasked: recognition of new species based on isoenzymes, morphology, chromosomes and distributions. Phycologia 31(5): 431-448.
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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
Holotype locality: Orlebar Point, Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1139). Holotype: S.C. Lindstrom; 23 January 1991; high intertidal bedrock. UBC A80280 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1139). Notes: Isotypes: UBC (A80280); UC, WTU.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Synonymy with P. tristanensis Bardseth needs consideration (Saunders et al., 2019). - (1 May 2020) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
On high intertidal bedrock (Lindstrom & Cole 1992) - (16 Jan 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Calderon, M.S., Bustamante, D.E. & Boo, S.M (2020). Red algal diversity (Rhodophyta) from Peru based on molecular analysis. Phytotaxa 454(1): 1-23, 7 figures, 1 table.

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.

Saunders, G.W., Brooks, C.M. & Scott, S. (2019). Preliminary DNA barcode report on the marine red algae (Rhodophyta) from the British Overseas Territory of Tristan da Cunha. Cryptogamie, Algologie 40(10): 105-117, no figs.

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Muñoz-Muga, P., Romo, H., Calderón, C., Evrad, O. & Díaz, H. (2018). Amplificación del gen rbcL revela primer registro de Porphyra mumfordii (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) en la bahía de Valparaíso, Chile central. Revista de Biologia Marina y Oceanografia 53(1): 141-146.

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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 14 May 2021.

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