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Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini

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 secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011. 30 Aug 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011. 30 Aug 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011. 30 Aug 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011. 30 Aug 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011. 30 Aug 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011. 30 Aug 2015. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini
Hawaii; showing arrangement of determinate and indeterminate braches; scale 100 µm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Coilonema ekmani (Areschoug) Kjellman

Herposiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Ambronn microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Polysiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Zanardini 1840: 203

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1840). Sopra le alghe del mare Adriatico. Lettera seconda di Giovanni Zanardini, medico fisico in Venezia, alla Direzione della Biblioteca Italiana. Biblioteca Italiana Ossia Giornale di Letteratura Scienze ed Arti 99: 195-229.
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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 Herposiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Ambronn

Basionym
Hutchinsia secunda C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "In mari Mediterraneo." [Mediterranean Sea] (Agardh 1824: 149). Holotype: LD? (Huisman 2018: 519).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), next, following, second, having leaves or other features turned towards the same side (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
Ambronn, H. (1880). Über einige Fälle von Bilateralität bei den Florideen. Botanische Zeitung 38: 161-174, 177-185, 193-200, 209-216, 225-233, Plates III, IV.

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Verified by: 09 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Schneider, C.W. & Searles, R.B. (1997). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 2. Some Rhodophyta, including Polysiphonia tongatensis and a discussion on the Herposiphonia secunda/tenella complex. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 187-210, 19 figs.

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