Definition of Genus Porphyra

1. Noun. A genus of protoctist.

Exact synonyms: Porphyra
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Genus
Group relationships: Bangiaceae, Family Bangiaceae
Member holonyms: Laver, Red Laver



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Porphyra

genus Pomacanthus
genus Pomacentrus
genus Pomaderris
genus Pomatomus
genus Pomolobus
genus Pomoxis
genus Poncirus
genus Pongamia
genus Pongo
genus Pontederia
genus Pooecetes
genus Popillia
genus Populus
genus Porcellio
genus Poronotus
genus Porphyra (current term)
genus Porphyrio
genus Porphyrula
genus Portulaca
genus Portunus
genus Porzana
genus Potamogale
genus Potamogeton
genus Potamophis
genus Potentilla
genus Poterium
genus Pothos
genus Potorous
genus Potos
genus Pouteria

Literary usage of Genus Porphyra

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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1900)
"... nature not due to reproductive division, was evidently not considered by Kjellman when he divided the genus Porphyra into Porphyra proper and ..."

2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1903)
"... and smooth globular thallus, can hardly be placed in the genus Pi/inia as here understood. THE genus Porphyra is represented in Farlow's Marine Algae ..."

3. The evolution of plant life, lower forms by George Massee (1891)
"... due to the cell-walls becoming encrusted with carbonate of lime. In the genus Porphyra the thallus consists of a large flat plate of cells. ..."

4. Fertilizer Resources of the United States by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Frank Kenneth Cameron, United States Bureau of Soils (1912)
"... or laver is a preparation made from the seaweed of the genus Porphyra. These plants are obtained almost exclusively from groves artificially propagated. ..."

5. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1903)
"To Mr. HTA Hus, we are desirous of expressing our thanks for examining all of the material of the genus Porphyra and for the masterly way in which he has ..."

6. Botanisches Zentralblatt: Referierendes Organ für das Gesamtgebiet der Botanik by Botanischer Verein in München, Deutsche Botanische Gesellschaft, Berlin (1902)
"(Pro. Cai. Acad. Sei. II. p. 173—238. pl. 20—22. 4. Jan. 1902.) The genus Porphyra is here considered to include both ..."

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