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Polysiphonia porphyroides Kützing

Publication details
Polysiphonia porphyroides Kützing 1849: 821

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polyostea porphyroides (Kützing) Ruprecht 1850

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia purpurea Postels & Ruprecht 1840

Nomenclatural notes
This seems to be an unnecessary new name for Polysiphonia purpurea Postels & Ruprecht, 1840 non P. purpurea (C.Agardh) J.Agardh, 1842, which is an illegitimate later homonym. - (22 Oct 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 22 October 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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