Polysiphonia californica var. plumigera
Polysiphonia californica var. plumigera Harvey 1862: 168
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Notice of a collection of algae made on the northwest coast of North America, chiefly at Vancouver Island, by David Lyall, Esq., M.D., R.N., in the years 1859-1861. Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Botany 6: 157-177.
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 Savoiea robusta (N.L.Gardner) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pt. Roberts 49N [Point Roberts, Whatcom County, Washington, USA] (Harvey 1862: 168). Holotype: David Lyall; sandy beach near low water. TCD?
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.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2018). The status of Polyostea Ruprecht (1850) and the proposal of Savoiea gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 69: 1-4.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2018 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 24 June 2019.