Polysiphonia eastwoodiae & N.L.Gardner
Polysiphonia eastwoodiae Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930: 161 (as 'Eastwoodae' )
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1930). Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19: 109-215, Plates 4-15.
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 Melanothamnus eastwoodiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Named for Alice Eastwood (1859-1953), Canadian-American Botanist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: South Anchorage, Isla Guadalupe, Islas Revillagigedo (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 161). Holotype: H.L. Mason No. 55; April 1925; Growing on rocks.. CAS 173674 (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 161).
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2019.