Polycladia commersonii (J.V. ex )
Polycladia commersonii (J.V.Lamouroux ex Montagne) Montagne in Kützing 1849: 769
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Polycladia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cystoseira myrica (S.G.Gmelin) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Silva et al. (1996: 649) cites Polycladia commersonii Montagne in Kützing, 1849: 769). - (7 Feb 2011) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "In freto Magellanico (?)", (Réunion) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 649). Notes: Silva et al. (1996) recommend consulting Montagne & Millardet (1862: 13) for more information on the type locality of this 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
Draisma, S.G.A., Ballesteros, E., Rousseau, F. & Thibaut, T. (2010). DNA sequence data demonstrate the polyphyly of the genus Cystoseira and other Sargassaceae genera (Phaeophyceae). Journal of Phycology 46(6): 1329-1345.
Created: 04 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 07 February 2011 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 21 May 2019.