Polysiphonia bicornis Ohta 1973: 26, figs 19, 20
Published in: Ohta, T. (1973). Some new and rare marine algae from Tsugaru Straits between Honshu and Hokkaido. Science Reports, Niigata University Series D 10: 11-28.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
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Athough this seems to be a later homonym of Polysiphonia bicornis Sonder, a description was not provided by Sonder (1880: 35); the name as subsequently used validly by Ohta (1973) for an alga from Japan (Silva et al., 1996: 537) is thus legitimate. - (26 Jul 2011) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2019 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 25 June 2019.