Polysiphonia atricapilla J.
Polysiphonia atricapilla J.Agardh 1863: 1054
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Mostly epiphytic on stems of Amphibolis or Posidonia (Womersley 2003: 209).
Type locality: King George Sound, Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 537). Holotype: Harvey; LD, Herb. Agardh 41629 (Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 175B) (Womersley 2003: 209).
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 11 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 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 20 July 2019.