Porphyra spiralis E.C. & 1975
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neoporphyra spiralis (E.C.Oliveira & Coll) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Praia da Costa, Est. Espirito Santo, Brazil Type: L. Behar; Sept. 14. 1973; SPF 4837
Source of current name
Yang, L.-E., Deng, Y.-Y., Xu, G.-P., Russel, S., Lu, Q.-Q. & Brodie, J. (2020). Redefining Pyropia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): four new genera, resurrection of Porphyrella and description of Calidia pseudolobata sp. nov. from China. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 1-18, 4 figs.
Milstein, D. & Cabral de Oliveira, M. (2005). Molecular phylogeny of Bangiales (Rhodophyta) based on small subunit rDNA sequencing: emphasis on Brazilian Porphyra species. Phycologia 44: 212-221.
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
Verified by: 05 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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Kapraun, D.F. & Lemus, A.J. (1987). Field and culture studies of Porphyra spiralis var. amplifolia Oliveira Filho et Coll (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from Isla de Margarita, Venezuela. Botanica Marina 30: 483-490.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 November 2020.