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Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh
Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 150. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh
Hawaii; scale 100 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Surirella hastata A.Schmidt

Taenioma perpusillum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh Cape Peron, Western Australia; scale 150
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Polysiphonia perpusilla J.Agardh 1847: 16

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1847). Nya alger från Mexico. Öfversigt af Kongl. Vetenskaps-Adademiens Förhandlingar, Stockholm 4: 5-17.
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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 Taenioma perpusillum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), exceedingly small.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: San Agustín, Oaxaca, Mexico (Agardh 1847: 16). Type: LD herb. alg. Agardh 43342, 43343 (Yoshida 1998: 997). Notes: Dawson (1962: 83) notes that the type locality is listed as San Agustin, Mexico which is 'presumably along the coast of Oaxaca in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec region'. Womersley (2003:21) notes that the holotype was collected from San Augustin, Mexico, by Liebmann and that it is in Herb. Agardh. LD (43343).

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Source of current name
Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]

Key references
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.

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