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Polysiphonia violacea f. fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge

Publication details
Polysiphonia violacea f. fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Rosenvinge 1924: 422

Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1924). The marine algae of Denmark. Contributions to their natural history. Part III. Rhodophyceae III. (Ceramiales). Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 7. Række, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling 7: 285-487, Figs. 202-453, Plates V-VII, 2 maps.

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 Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Basionym
Hutchinsia fibrillosa C.Agardh

Type information
see Conferva fibrillosa Dillwyn 1809

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).

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
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

Key references
Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, [1]-592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.

Created: 31 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 14 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(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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