Polysiphonia hillebrandii Bornet in Ardissone 1883: 376-377
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 Asparagopsis taxiformis (Delile) Trevisan
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Elba Island, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 183).
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Created: 08 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 May 2009 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 770 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=16598
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 February 2019.