genus Porphyra

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Noun1.genus Porphyra - a genus of protoctistgenus Porphyra - a genus of protoctist    
protoctist genus - any genus of Protoctista
Bangiaceae, family Bangiaceae - a family of protoctist
red laver, laver - edible red seaweeds
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Red algae of the genus Porphyra are worldwide in distribution and frequently constitute an important food source for grazing marine herbivores.