Polysiphonia havanensis f. mucosa J.
Polysiphonia havanensis f. mucosa J.Agardh 1863: 960 (as 'ß mucosa' )
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in or from Havana, Cuba.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Variously reported as "var. mucosa" and "f. mucosa". Agardh (1863: 960) lists the names as "formas puto". - (28 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. -264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.
Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 26 June 2019.