Polysiphonia caespitosa ( )
Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011, Ignacio BÃ¡rbara"
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Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg 1968: 79
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). Phycological notes. III. New records of marine algae from the central tropical Pacific Ocean. Brittonia 20: 74-82, 7 figs.
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.
Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock
Type locality: Muizenberg, False Bay, Cape Province, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 538).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock 1953
Found on sand-covered rocks from mid to low intertidal in northern Spain, from sheltered to extremely wave-exposed; monospecific or mixed with other species, particularly Rhodothamniella floridula (Diaz-Tapia & Bárbara 2013). - (24 Jan 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Díaz-Tapia, P. & Bárbara, I. (2013). Seaweeds from sand-covered rocks of the Atlantic Iberian Peninsula. Part. 1. The Rhodomelaceae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 34(4): 325-422.
Created: 11 March 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 16 June 2019.