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Polysiphonia setacea Hollenberg

Publication details
Polysiphonia setacea Hollenberg 1968: 85, figs 5A-C

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. I. Oligosiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 56-98, 43 figs.
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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 Womersleyella setacea (Hollenberg) R.E.Norris

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), bristle-like, setaceous (Stearn 1973).

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

Distributional notes
A Pacific species possibly recently introduced into the Mediterranean (Athansiadis, 1997).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: near Koko Head, O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands (Hollenberg 1968: 85). Holotype: E. Choy (Doty 14696); 14.xi.1954; US? Notes: Type locality: USA: Hawaii: near Koko Head, Oahu, high tide pool Collector: E. Choy (Doty 14696) (14.xi.1954)

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Key references
Rindi, F., Guiry, M.D. & Cinelli, F. (1999). Morphology and reproduction of the adventive Mediterranean rhodophyte Polysiphonia setacea. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 16: 91-100.

Created: 02 October 1997 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Airoldi, L., Rindi, F. & Cinelli, F. (1994). Structure of a subtidal algal assemblage dominated by Polysiphonia setacea Hollenberg in Western Mediterranean. Giornale Botanico Italiano 128(3-4): 782-783.
Rindi, F., Guiry, M.D. & Cinelli, F. (1999). Morphology and reproduction of the adventive Mediterranean rhodophyte Polysiphonia setacea. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 16: 91-100.

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