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Polysiphonia adamsiae Womersley

Publication details
Polysiphonia adamsiae Womersley 1979: 503, fig. 13E-H

Published in: Womersley, H.B.S. (1979). Southern Australian species of Polysiphonia Greville (Rhodophyta). Australian Journal of Botany 27: 459-528, 14 figs.

Type species
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 (Latinised), named for Nancy Adams, New Zealand botanist.

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

Habitat notes
Forming small turfs on sand-covered rocks, sand-free rocks or, more rarely, epiphytic on Hormosira banksii; mid- to low-intertidal zone at moderately to extremely wave-exposed sites (Diaz-Tapia et al., 2018). - (8 Oct 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Lower eulittoral and uppermost sublittoral (Womersley 2003: 211).

Type information
Type locality: Orford, Prosser Bay, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 211). Holotype: Shepherd; 10 February 1970; 0-3 m deep. AD A35678 (Womersley 2003: 211).

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Key references
Diáz-Tapia, P., Pasella, M. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Molecular analyses resolve the phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia adamsiae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and reveal a strong phylogeographic structure in Australia. Phycologia 57(5): 593-600.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

Created: 20 August 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 October 2018 by Wendy Guiry

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References
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Diáz-Tapia, P., Pasella, M. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Molecular analyses resolve the phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia adamsiae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and reveal a strong phylogeographic structure in Australia. Phycologia 57(5): 593-600.

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Wendy 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 18 June 2019.

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