Polysiphonia sphacelarioides J.
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Polysiphonia sphacelarioides J.Agardh 1885: 100
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latinised), Like the genus Sphacelaria.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
According to Womersley (1979: 508), this species is probably not a Polysiphonia. Generic placement depends on collections of fertile material. - (30 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Dromana Bay, Port Phillip, Victoria (Womersley 1979: 508). Lectotype: Wilson 37; 1 February 1884; LD 39593 (Womersley & Cartledge 1975: 508). Notes: Isotypes in MEL (1006734) and ADU (A8297).
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1979). Southern Australian species of Polysiphonia Greville (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 459-528, 14 figs.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 January 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2019.