Polysiphonia violacea f. tenuis ( ) Rosenvinge
Polysiphonia violacea f. tenuis (Roth) Rosenvinge 1924: 422
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 taxonomic synonym of Polysiphonia fibrillosa (Dillwyn) Sprengel
Ceramium violaceum var. tenue Roth
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet, refers to the blue-red colours nearer blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Polysiphonia&species=violacea
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Polysiphonia&Species=violacea
Created: 31 May 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.