Polysiphonia violacea f. aculeata (C. ) Rosenvinge
Polysiphonia violacea f. aculeata (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.
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
Hutchinsia aculeata C.Agardh
hab. in Sinu Codano rarius, ut ad Bastad (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.
1924: 423 (INA). - (20 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry
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.
Created: 31 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 20 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy 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 24 June 2019.