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Polysiphonia hystrix J.D.Hooker & Harvey

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 hystrix J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Eglinton Rocks, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Polysiphonia hystrix J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Esperance, Western Australia. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Polysiphonia hystrix J.D.Hooker & Harvey
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r.

 

Nostoc commune var. flagelliforme Bornet & Flahault

Echinothamnion hystrix (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kylin Eglinton Rocks, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Polysiphonia hystrix J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847: 41, pl. 14

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 1]. pp. i-viii, 1-64, pls I-XXV. London: Reeve Brothers.
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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 Echinothamnion hystrix (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kylin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), porpucine-like, bristly or spiny (Neal 1993).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Polysiphonia hystrix Hooker & Harvey 1847: 398 (Womersley 2003: 224). - (30 Jan 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 2003: 224). Lectotype: Gunn; BM, Herb. Hooker (Womersley 2003: 224).

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.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 January 2009 by Wendy Guiry

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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 26 June 2019.

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