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Polysiphonia spinosa (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia spinosa (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 140

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhodomela spinosa C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spiny.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodomela spinosa C.Agardh 1824

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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