Polysiphonia rhododactyla Harvey 1855: 228
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Algae. In: The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. discovery ships Erebus and Terror, in the years 1839-1843, under the command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross.... II. Flora Novae-Zelandiae. Part II. Flowerless plants. (Hooker, J.D. Eds), pp. 211-266. London: Reeve.
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 Streblocladia rhododactyla (Harvey) D’Archino, B.Kim & M.S.Kim
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: D’Urville Island, Cook Strait, brought up by the dredge in 5 fathoms water (Kim et al. 2018: 44). Lectotype: D. Lyall; Aug. 1849; BM-K (Kim et al. 2018: 44).
Source of current name
Kim, M.S., Kim, B., Yamg, M.Y., d'Archino, R., Sutherland, J.E. & Nelson, W.E. (2018). Streblocladia (Rhodomelaceae) in New Zealand: recognition of a new species. Phytotaxa 374(1): 41-53, 4 figs, 1 table.
Created: 20 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 November 2018 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 25 June 2019.