Polysiphonia secunda (C. )
Herposiphonia secunda (C.Agardh) Ambronn microscope, Thau lagoon, France, 2011
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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.
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
Hutchinsia secunda C.Agardh
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 17 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 June 2019.