Polysiphonia caespitosa S.-D.Xiang, nom. illeg.
Polysiphonia caespitosa S.-D.Xiang 2004: 90, fig. 1, nom. illeg.
Published in: Xiang, Si-duan [Xiang, S.-D.] (2004). [Study on Polysiphonia and Neosiphonia from China]. Journal of Zhejiang University (Science Edition) 31(1): 88-97, 2 figs. [in Chinese]
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 dachenensis S.-D.Xiang
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not Polysiphonia caespitosa (M.A.Pocock) Hollenberg, 1968. - (18 Nov 2016) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Source of current name
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 20 May 2013 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 November 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 June 2019.