Polysiphonia homoia & N.L.Gardner
Polysiphonia homoia Setchell & N.L.Gardner Panama. Habit with dichotomous or pseudodichotomous branching
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Polysiphonia homoia Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1930: 162
Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1930). Marine algae of the Revillagigedo Islands Expedition in 1925. Proceedings of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 19: 109-215, Plates 4-15.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Isla Guadalupe, México (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 162). Holotype: H.L. Mason No. 35; April 1925; Growing on Codium sp.. CAS 173641 (Setchell & Gardner 1930: 162). Notes: Huisman (2018: 565) notes that: "W.A.Setchell & N.L.Gardner (op. cit. 111) stated that Mason communicated to them that the collections came from the vicinity of South Bay, which was visited by the expediton on 20 April."
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
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