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Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville

Publication details
Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville 1824: 309

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville

Basionym
Conferva urceolata Lightfoot ex Dillwyn

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Greek), urceolate; like a small jug or pitcher.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kapraun, D.F. & Dunwoody, J.T. (2002). Relationship of nuclear genome size to some reproductive cell parameters in the Florideophycidae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 41: 507-516.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Stuercke, B. & Freshwater, D.W. (2008). Consistency of morphological characters used to delimit Polysiphonia sensu lato species (Ceramiales, Florideophyceae): analyses of North Carolina, USA specimens. Phycologia 47: 541-559.

Vinogradova, K.L. (2011). The order Ceramiales (Rhodophyta) in the flora of the Arctic Ocean. Botanicheskii Zhurnal (St. Petersburg) 96(6): 681-695.

Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

Created: 18 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 March 2017 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.)

Edelstein, T. & McLachlan, J. (1967). Cystocarps and tetrasporangia on the same thallus in Membranoptera alata and Polysiphonia urceolata. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 185-187.
Kapraun, D.F. (1979). Comparative studies of Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightf.) Grev. (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) from three North Atlantic sites. Norwegian Journal of Botany 26: 269-276.
Kylin, H. (1937). Über anatomie und fruchtentwicklung bei Polysiphonia urceolata. Kungliga Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Förhandlingar 7: 1-6.
Lawson, R.P. & Russell, G. (1967). Simultaneous occurence of carposporophytes and tetrasporangia in Polysiphonia urceolata. British Phycological Journal 3: 249-250.
Lawson, R.P. & Russell, G. (1967). Simultaneous occurrence of carposporophytes and tetrasporangia in Polysiphonia urceolata. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 249-250.

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