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Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal with Rhodothamniella floridula, North of Spain, 2010, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, North of Portugal, 2002, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg
Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal with Hildenbrandia rubra, Ría de Muros, Galicia, Spain, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara" . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Mesogloia brasiliensis Montagne

Polysiphonia caespitosa (Pocock) Hollenberg Polysiphonia caespitosa, lower intertidal, South of Portugal, 2011, Ignacio Bárbara"
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
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.
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Type species
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.

Basionym
Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock

Type information
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).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Falkenbergiella caespitosa Pocock 1953

Habitat notes
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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 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.

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