Polysiphonia grisea Kützing
Polysiphonia grisea Kützing 1843: 423
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, -142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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 Neosiphonia sertularioides (Grateloup) K.W.Nam & P.J.Kang
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), grey, pearl-grey, pure grey tending a little to blue (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Bertoloni, 1867, Fl. Ital. Cryptog. 2:272, but it was illegitimate [INA] - (7 Jun 2016) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Created: 02 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 08 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 17 June 2019.