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Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder

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 callithamnium Sonder
Cape Peron, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder
Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Himantothallus grandifolius (A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp) Zinova

Heterosiphonia callithamnium (Sonder) Falkenberg Cape Peron, south of Perth, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder 1845: 54

Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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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 Heterosiphonia callithamnium (Sonder) Falkenberg

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

Nomenclatural notes
South & Skelton (2003: 735) cite this species as Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder 1845.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 440). Lectotype: Preiss; on Haliptilon. HBG (Womersley 1998: 483). Notes: Womersley (1998: 483) notes that the lectotype is the plant second from left on type sheet and that there is an isolectotype in MEL, 1005969.

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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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Verified by: 10 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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