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Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

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 pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Pterosiphonia pennata, lower intertidal, Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbar" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, surface view, Ría de Ortigueira, Galicia, Spain, 2002. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, surface view, Ría de Ortigueira, Galicia, Spain, 2002. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, surface view, Ría de Ortigueira, Galicia, Spain, 2002. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
microscope, surface view, Ría de Ortigueira, Galicia, Spain, 2002. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

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Pterosiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) Sauvageau microscope, Malmousque, Marseille, France, 2011
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Polysiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 141

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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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 Xiphosiphonia pennata (C.Agardh) Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Hutchinsia pennata C.Agardh

Type information
Syntype localities: "In mari Mediterraneo. — In mari Atlantica ad Gades." [Mediterranean, Atlantic at Cadíz] (Agardh 1824: 124). Lectotype: LD Herb. Alg. Agardh 39271 (Womersley 2003: 340). Notes: Lectotype selected from Mediterranean?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pinnate (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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