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Polysiphonia fastigiata (Roth) Greville

Publication details
Polysiphonia fastigiata (Roth) Greville 1824: 308

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.
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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 Vertebrata lanosa (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen

Basionym
Ceramium fastigiatum Roth

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Polysiphonia fastigiata (Roth) Greville)
Gaeilge: Craonach, Cúnach triosgar, Cluaisíní, Mileara, Millreacha (Brennan 1950), Olann dhearg (Anonymous 1978).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Choi, H.-G., Kim, M.-S., Guiry, M.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2001). Phylogenetic relationships of Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and its relatives based on anatomical and nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequence data. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 1465-1476.

Key references
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.

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Verified by: 28 July 2015 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.)

Kylin, H. (1906). Nytt fynd av Polysiphonia fastigiata vid svenska västkusten. Botaniska Notiser 1906(245-247): .

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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 19 June 2019.

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