Definitions

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  • adjective Porter (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Porter's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Porter.

Examples

  • Areas previously submerged under the sea (in the Miocene) are now covered by highly salt - and alkaline-tolerant species (e.g. Ambrosia magdalenae, Agave vizcainoensis, Yucca valida, Stenocereus gummosus, and Muhlenbergia porteri).

    Baja California desert

  • The remaining individuals were all assigned to the La Caseta C. porteri population on Santa Cruz or C. becki populations on Volcano Wolf by way of mtDNA, but assigned to different species according to their multi-locus genotypes (

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  • The remaining individuals were all assigned to the La Caseta C. porteri population on Santa Cruz or C. becki populations on Volcano Wolf by way of mtDNA, but assigned to different species according to their multi-locus genotypes (

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