Polysiphonia violacea var. subulata ( ) L.
Polysiphonia violacea var. subulata (Ducluzeau) L.Batten
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 Polysiphonia subulata (Ducluzeau) Kützing
Ceramium subulatum Ducluzeau
Type locality: "Il croit a Sette sur les rochers qui bordent la Mediterranée, et on le trouve quelqefois adhérent [sic] a des Fucus. Il est assez commun vers la fin de l'été." (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 03 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. 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 25 June 2019.