Porphyra spiralis E.C.Oliveira & Coll 1975

Publication Details
Porphyra spiralis E.C.Oliveira & Coll 1975: 194, figs 1, 2, 7-9, 11-13 [var. spiralis only]

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.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia spiralis (E.C.Oliveira & Coll) M.C.Oliveira, D.Milstein & E.C.Oliveira.

Type Information
Type locality: Praia da Costa, Est. Espirito Santo, Brazil; Type: L. Behar; Sept. 14. 1973; SPF; 4837

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 April 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

 
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