Polysiphonia violacea var. fibrillosa ( )
Polysiphonia violacea var. fibrillosa (Dillwyn) Areschoug 1847: 274
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 taxonomic synonym of Polysiphonia fibrillosa (Dillwyn) Sprengel
Conferva fibrillosa Dillwyn
Type locality: Brighton (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 333). Lectotype: Borrer; July 1807; BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 333). Notes: See also Kapraun & Rueness (1983, fig. 60).
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Polysiphonia&species=violacea
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Polysiphonia&Species=violacea
Created: 05 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 345 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Koch, C. (1986). Attempted hybridization between Polysiphonia fibrillosa and P. violacea (Bangiophyceae) from Denmark; with culture studies primarily on P. fibrillosa. Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 123-128.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.