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Polysiphonia spiralis L.Batten

Publication details
Polysiphonia spiralis L.Batten 1923: 287

Published in: Batten, L. (1923). The genus Polysiphonia Grev., a critical revision of the British species, based upon anatomy. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 46: 271-311.
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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 stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiral (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

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