Porphyra acanthophora E.C. &
Porphyra acanthophora E.C.Oliveira & Coll 1975: 192, figs 6, 14-16, 19, 21
Published in: Oliveira Filho, E.C. de & Coll, J. (1975). The genus Porphyra C. Ag. (Rhodophyta, Bangiales) in the american south Atlantic I. Brazilian species. Botanica Marina 18: 191-197.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia acanthophora (E.C.Oliveira & Coll) M.C.Oliveira, D.Milstein & E.C.Oliveira
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
John et al. (2004) cite Porphyra atropurpurea (E.C. Oliveira) De Toni as a synonym of this species.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1142). Holotype: E.C. Oliveira and J. Coll; 25 October 1973; SPF 5170 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1142).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra acanthophora E.C.Oliveira & Coll)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (John et al. 2004).
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.
Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.
Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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