Neosiphonia japonica ( ) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee
Neosiphonia japonica (Harvey) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1. Habit. 2. Fragment with cystocarps. 3. Plants epiphytic on Chorda filum, cast ashore (Qingdao Сity, the Yellow Sea, China), October 2008.
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Neosiphonia japonica (Harvey) M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee 1999: 279
Published in: Kim, M.-S. & Lee, I.K. (1999). Neosiphonia flavimarina gen. et sp. nov. with a taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 47: 271-281.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus japonicus (Harvey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Polysiphonia japonica Harvey
Type locality: Hakodate (Masuda et al. 1995: 198). Lectotype: Dr J. Morrow; May 1854; TCD (Masuda et al. 1995: 198, fig. 28). Notes: TCD 11905 (Díaz-Tapia, 2017).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to Japan (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Belous O.C., Titlyanova, T.B. & Titlyanov E.A. (2013). [Marine plants of Trinity Bay and adjacent waters (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan)]. pp. -263. Vladivostok: Dal'nauka. [in Russian]
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
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.
Titlyanov E.A., Titlyanova T.V. & Belous O.S. (2016). Useful marine plants of the Asia-Pacific Region countries. pp. 1-348, Many col. photo. Vladivostok: Dalnauka. [in Russian and English]
Titlyanov, E.A. & Titlyanov, T.V. (2012). Marine plants of the Asian Pacific Region countries, their use and cultivation. pp. -376, many col. photographs. Vladivostok: Dalnauka & A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. [in Russian]
Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.
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Kim, M.S. & Yang, E.C. (2006). Taxonomy and phylogeny of Neosiphonia japonica (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on rbcL and cpeA/B gene sequences. Algae 21(3): 287-294, 3 figs, 2 tables.
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