Portieria hornemannii   (Lyngbye) P. Silva,  1987 (Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Florideophyceae

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Synonym (s)
Chondrococcus hornemannii (Lyngbye) Schmitz, 1895
(Homotypic synonym)
Chondrococcus hornemannii Silva et al., 1996
Chondrococcus hornemannii f. lambertii (Grunow) De Toni, 1905
(Heterotypic synonym)
Chondrococcus hornemannii var. tripinnatus (Hering) Tyson, 1910
(Heterotypic synonym)
Chondrococcus lambertii (Grunow) Schmitz, 1895
(Heterotypic synonym)
Chondrococcus tripinnatus (Hering) Delf & Michell, 1921
(Heterotypic synonym)
Desmia ambigua J. Agardh, 1852
(Heterotypic synonym)
Desmia coccinea (Zanardini) Zanardini, 1858
Desmia hornemannii Lyngbye, 1819
(Homotypic synonym)
Desmia hornemannii Silva et al., 1996
Desmia lambertii Grunow, 1867
(Heterotypic synonym)
Desmia pulvinata J. Agardh, 1876
(Heterotypic synonym)
Desmia tripinnata (Hering) J. Agardh, 1852
(Heterotypic synonym)
Plocamium cincinnatum Montagne, 1850
(Heterotypic synonym)
Portieria coccinea Zanardini, 1851
(Heterotypic synonym)
Portieria tripinnata (Hering) Farrell, Critchley & Aken, 1993
Rhodymenia tripinnata Hering in Krauss, 1846
Sphaerococcus tripinnatus (Hering) Kutzing, 1849
(Heterotypic synonym)
Sphaerococcus lambertii var. gelatinosus Suhr, 1834
(Heterotypic synonym)
Portieria hornemannii (Lyngbye) P. Silva in P. Silva, Menez & Moe, 1987

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Maharashtra, Mumbai (Lat: 18.98) (Long: 72.83) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tuticorin (Lat: 8.78) (Long: 78.13) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari (Lat: 8.08) (Long: 77.57) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island (Lat: 9.23) (Long: 79.22) INDIA
• Palk Bay (Lat: 9.5) (Long: 79.25) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar (Lat: 8.5) (Long: 79) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Tiruchendur (Lat: 8.48) (Long: 78.12) INDIA
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 11) (Long: 72.5) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy (Lat: 11) (Long: 72.5) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Mandapam (Lat: 9.28) (Long: 79.12) INDIA
• Kerala, Kovalam INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Island (Lat: 7.24) (Long: 93.74) INDIA
• Lakshadweep (Lat: 10.5) (Long: 73) INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Krusadai Island, Galaxea reef INDIA (Record: 1940-1950)
• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar, Sallimundal INDIA
• Lakshadweep INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Schils, T; Coppejans, E; Verbruggen, H; Clerck, OD and Leliaert, F (2004) The marine flora of Rodrigues (Republic of Mauritius, Indian Ocean): An island with low habitat diversity or one in the process of colonisation? Journal of Natural History Taylor and Francis 38 3059-3076
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Yang, HN; Wang, WL and Liao, LM (1994) Marine algal flora of Pengchia Yu and its special place in the marine phytogeography of Taiwan Botanica Marina 37 429-432 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Sahoo, D; Nivedita and Debasish (2001) Seaweeds of Indian coast S. B. Nangia, A. P. H. Publishing Corporation, New Delhi 283 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Bolton, JJ; Oyieke, HA and Gwada, P (2007) The seaweeds of Kenya: Checklist, history of seaweed study, coastal environment, and analysis of seaweed diversity and biogeography South African Journal of Botany 73 76-88 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Schils, T and Eric, C (2003) Spatial variation in subtidal plant communities around the Socotra Archipelago and their biogeographic affinities within the Indian Ocean Marine Ecology Progress Series 251 103-114 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Phang, SM (2006) Seaweed resources in Malaysia: Current status and future prospects 9(2) 185-202 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Oza, RM and Zaidi, SH (2001) A revised checklist of Indian marine algae Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Krishnamurthy, V (2008) The algal flora of Krusadai Island- It's past status and present decay Proceedings of the national symposium on marine and coastal ecosystems 27-29, August 2007. Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Marine Fisheries-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 30 13-17 Available at - NIO Goa
  • Dhinesh, G; Sekar, M and Kannan, R (2007) Nutritive properties of the seaweeds of Gulf of Mannar, Tamilnadu Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 125-132 Available at - NIO, Goa

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