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Polysiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) J.Agardh

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 cloiophylla (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Pterosiphonia cloiophylla, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa" . M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Polysiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa. M.D. Guiry. © © M.D. Guiry.

 

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Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg Pterosiphonia cloiophylla, Olifantsbos, Cape Peninsula, South Africa"
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Publication details
Polysiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1863

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Pterosiphonia cloiophylla (C.Agardh) Falkenberg

Basionym
Rhodomela cloiophylla C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 548).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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
Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.

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