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Polysiphonia ornata J.Agardh

Publication details
Polysiphonia ornata J.Agardh 1842: 135

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), furnished, equipped, embellished, adorned (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia caspica K├╝tzing 1843
Polysiphonia piligera Zanardini ex A.De Toni 1907

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: In mari Adriatico; a Tergesto (Agardh 1842: 135).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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