Polysiphonia kowiensis , Bolton & R.J.
Polysiphonia kowiensis Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson 1997: 547
Published in: Stegenga, H., Bolton, J.J. & Anderson, R.J. (1997). Seaweeds of the South African west coast. pp.  + 1-655. Cape Town: Bolus Herbarium, University of Cape Town.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kowie estuary, eastern Cape (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 548). Holotype: M.E. Aken and H. Stegenga; 27 July 1987; Epilithic in lagoons. RUH Stegenga Sa 1558 (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997: 548). Notes: Isotypes: slides Stegenga EC 310 and EC 311 (RUH)
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.
(as Polysiphonia kowiensis Stegenga, Bolton & R.J.Anderson)
Africa: South Africa (Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997).
Created: 01 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 January 2007 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 23 February 2019.