Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata
Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata Kylin 1907: 139
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 Polysiphonia stricta (Mertens ex Dillwyn) Greville
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Greek), urceolate; like a small jug or pitcher.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Kylin’s concept was explicitly based on P. pulvinata sensu J.Agardh (1863). Polysiphonia urceolata f. pulvinata Kylin is to be accepted as a new taxon, with a type: to be selected from Agardh’s (1863: 957, excl. syn.) specimens of P. pulvinata from Kattegat (ICBN, art. 58.1) (Athanasiadis, 1996).
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.
Created: 01 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2019.