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
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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 24 May 2019.