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Polysiphonia boldii M.J.Wynne & P.Edwards

Publication details
Polysiphonia boldii M.J.Wynne & P.Edwards 1970: 11, figs 1-7, 10-15

Published in: Wynne, M.J. & Edwards, P. (1970). Polysiphonia boldii sp. nov. from Texas. Phycologia 9: 11-16.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia hemisphaerica var. boldii (M.J.Wynne & P.Edwards) Rueness

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Athanasiadis (2016: 1239) refers to the possibility of this species being a syonym of Lophosiphonia obscura (C.Agardh) Falkenberg. - (1 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Fulton [Aransas County], Texas, USA. (Wynne & Edwards 1970: 11).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Rueness, J. (1973). Speciation in Polysiphonia (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiales) in view of hybridization experiments: P. hemisphaerica and P. boldii. Phycologia 12: 107-109.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Widely distributed red algae often represent hidden introductions, complexes of cryptic species or species with strong phylogeographic structure. Journal of Phycology 54(6): 829-839.

Rueness, J. (2010). DNA barcoding of select freshwater and marine red algae (Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie, Algologie 31(4): 377-386.

Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Roell, M.K. & Morse, D.E. (1991). Fractionation of nuclear, chloroplast, and mitochondrial DNA from Polysiphonia boldii (Rhodophyta) using a rapid and simple method for the simultaneous isolation of RNA and DNA. Journal of Phycology 27: 299-305.
Roell, M.K. & Morse, D.E. (1993). Organization, expression and nucleotide sequence of the operon encoding R-Phycoerythrin alpha subunit and beta subunit from the red alga Polysiphonia boldii. Plant Mol. Biol. 21(1): 47-58.
Rueness, J. (1973). Speciation in Polysiphonia (Rhodophyceae, Ceramiales) in view of hybridization experiments: P. hemisphaerica and P. boldii. Phycologia 12: 107-109.
Wynne, M.J. & Edwards, P. (1970). Polysiphonia boldii sp. nov. from Texas. Phycologia 9: 11-16.

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