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Porphyridium aerugineum Geitler 1923

Publication details
Porphyridium aerugineum Geitler 1923: 84, fig. 1

Published in: Geitler, L. (1923). Porphyridium aerugineum nov. sp. Österreichische Botanische Zeitschrift 72: 4.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porphyridium is Porphyridium cruentum (S.F.Gray) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Pool in the Botanic Garden, Vienna, Austria (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 34). Notes: Type unknown (Brodie & Irvine, 2003).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), verdigris (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Habitat
Moiste terrestrial areas (Sheath & Sherwood, 2002).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Ghoshrov, S. & Robertson, D.L. (2012). Molecular evolution of glutamine synthetase II and III in the chromalveolates. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 768-783.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 27 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boura-Halfon, S., Rise, M., Arad (Malis), S. & Sivan, A. (1997). Characterization of mutants of the red microalga Porphyridium aerugineum (rhodophyceae) resistant to DCMU and atrazine. Phycologia 36: 479-487, 5 figs, 2 tables.
Chapman, D.J. (1966). The pigments of the symbiotic algae (cyanomes) of Cyanophora paradoxa and Glaucocystis nostochinearum and two Rhodophyceae, Porphyridium aerugineum and Asterocytis ramosa. Archiv für Mikrobiologie 55: 17-25.
Döhler, G., Bürstell, H. & Jilg-Winter, G. (1976). Pigment composition and photosynthetic CO2 fixation of Cyanidium caldarium and Porphyridium aerugineum. Biochem. Physiol. Pflanzen 170: 103-110.
Gantt, E., Edwards, M.R. & Conti, S.F. (1968). Ultrastructure of Porphyridium aerugineum, a blue-green colored rhodophytan. Journal of Phycology 4: 65-71.
Geitler, L. (1923). Porphyridium aerugineum nov. sp. Österreichische Botanische Zeitschrift 72: 4.
Pekárková, B., Smarda, J. & Hindák, F. (1989). Cell morphology and growth characteristics of Porphyridium aerugineum (Rhodophyta). Plant Systematics and Evolution 164: 263-272.
Percival, E. & Foyle, R.A.J. (1979). The extracellular polysaccharides of Porphyridium cruentum and Porphyridium aerugineum. Carboh. Res. 72: 165-176.
Ramus, J. (1972). The production of extracellular polysaccharide by the unicellular red alga Porphyridium aerugineum. Journal of Phycology 8: 97-111.
Steinmüller, K., Kaling, M. & Zetsche, K. (1983). In vitro synthesis of phycobiliproteins and ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase by non-adenylated-RNA of Cyanidium caldarium and Porphyridium aerugineum. Planta 159: 308-313.

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