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Observations on the Morphology of Porphyra vietnamensis Tanaka & P.H. Ho (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) at Visakhapatnam Coast, India


Porphyra vietnamensis Tanaka & P.H. Ho was collected from the east coast (various parts of Visakhapatnam) of India during a low tide status. Detailed morphology of the taxon was studied. The present specimens are smaller than the type material originally described but slightly bigger than the material described from Visakhapatnam coast.


Porphyra vietnamensis, Morphology, Visakhapatnam Coast, India.



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