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Polysiphonia violacea var. bulbosa Suhr ex Areschoug

Publication details
Polysiphonia violacea var. bulbosa Suhr ex Areschoug 1847: 275

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1847). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio prior Fucaceas continens. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 13: 223-382, pls I-IX.
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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

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.

Nomenclatural notes
Areschoug 1847: 275 (INA). - (20 Mar 2019) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Bahusia; in mari Norvegico prope Mandal (Silva 1996-to date).

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.

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 27 June 2019.

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