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Polysiphonia subtilissima var. westpointensis Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia subtilissima var. westpointensis Harvey 1853: 45

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 Polysiphonia subtilissima Montagne

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), most slender, very delicate, or precise.

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

Nomenclatural notes
1853: 35 (INA). - (13 Dec 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
Described from plants collected at West Point on the Hudson River, 60 miles from the sea, and collected by Prof. J.W. Bailey (in herb. TCD). - (15 Sep 2007) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: West Point, Hudson River, 60 miles from the sea (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Prof. J.W. Bailey; TCD (Silva 1996-to date

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.

Source of current name
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Key references
Mamoozadeh, N.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2012). Polysiphonia sensu lato (Ceramiales, Florideophyceae) species of Caribbean Panama including Polysiphonia lobophoralis sp. nov. and Polysiphonia nuda sp. nov.. Botanica Marina 55(4): 317-347.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 December 2012 by Wendy Guiry

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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 26 June 2019.

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