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Polysiphonia polymorpha Montagne, nom. inval.

Publication details
Polysiphonia polymorpha Montagne 1843: 301, nom. inval.

Published in: Montagne, J.P.F.C. (1839). Plantae cellulares. In: Voyage dans 'Amérique Méridionale (le Brésil, la republique...) exécité pendant les années 1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832 et 1833. Vol. 7: Botanique. Second partie. Florula Boliviensis stirpes novae et minus cognitae. (d'Orbigny, A. Eds), pp. 1-39. Paris:
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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 Polysiphonia curta Montagne

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

Nomenclatural notes
Montagne (1843: 310) includes this name in the synonymy of Polysiphonia curta Montage as follows: "SYN. Polysiphonia polymorpha Montag. Fl. Boliv., p. 20 , non Grev.". However, on p. 20 of Pl. Boliv. is Polysiphonia fastigiata Greville with various synonyms with the epipthet "polymorpha" or "polymorphum". This is thus an invalid name dating from 1843; but in any case the binomial Polysiphonia polymorpha was used earlier by Duby. - (22 Feb 2012) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

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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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