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Polysiphonia harveyi var. arietina Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia harveyi var. arietina Harvey 1853: 41

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus harveyi var. arietina (Harvey) M.J.Wynne

Eponomy
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish botanist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: fourth revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 145: 1-202.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2019.

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