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Polysiphonia valida J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia valida J.Agardh 1896: 110-111

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1896). Analecta algologica, Continuatio III. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 32(2): 1-140, 1-8 [index], 1 plate.
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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 Chiracanthia arborea (Harvey) Falkenberg

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Geographe Bay, Western Australia (Womersley 2003: 235). Lectotype: Herb. Agardh, LD 40829 (Womersley 2003: 235). Notes: "ad oras Novae Hollandiae tum australis, tum occidentalis" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 479).

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. (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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2019.

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