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Polysiphonia spinifera Kützing

Publication details
Polysiphonia spinifera Kützing 1843: 416

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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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 Symphyocladiella spinifera (Kützing) D.Bustamante, B.Y.Won, S.C.Lindstrom & T.O.Cho

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spine-bearing (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Peru (Kützing 1843: 416). Type: Hayn; (Silva 1996-to date

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y., Lindstrom, S.C. & Cho, T.O. (2019). The new genus Symphyocladiella gen. nov. (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) based on S. bartlingiana comb. nov. from the Pacific Ocean. Phycologia 58(1): 9-17.

Key references
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2016). A molecular phylogenetic and DNA barcode assessment of the tribe Pterosiphonieae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) emphasizing the Northeast Pacific. Botany 94: 917-939, 8 figs.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Created: 22 November 1998 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.)

Yoneshigue, Y. & Villaça, R.C. (1986). Flora marinha da regiáo de Cabo Frio (Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil). 6. Pterosiphonia spinifera, Polysiphonia eastwoodae, P. flacidissima, P. sphaerocarpa e Streblocladia corymbifera (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Novas occorências para a Costa Brasileira. Rickia 13: 97-111.

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Wendy 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 17 June 2019.

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