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Polysiphonia harlandii Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia harlandii Harvey
Habit (Cape Ba Lang An, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam).. 28 Feb 2012. Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru). © Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru).

 

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Neosiphonia harlandii (Harvey) M.S.Kim & I.K.Lee Habit (Cape Ba Lang An, Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam).
© Eduard and Tamara Titlyanova (etitlyanov@mail.ru)

Publication details
Polysiphonia harlandii Harvey 1860: 330 (as 'Harlandii' )

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Characters of new algae, chiefly from Japan and adjacent regions, collected by Charles Wright in the North Pacific Exploring Expedition under Captain James Rodgers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4: 327-335.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus harlandii (Harvey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Hong Kong" (Harvey 1860: 331). Type: TCD (Yoshida 1998: 1066). Notes: China: Hong Kong; collector: Charles Wright (INA). Probable syntypes: TCD 11955, US 56848 (Díaz-Tapia, 2017: table 4).

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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.

Key references
Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.

Yoshida, T. (1998). Marine algae of Japan. pp. [1-2], 1-25, 1-1222. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 05 May 2017 by Wendy Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cheung, K.W., Lee, K.Y. & Hodgkiss, I.J. (1984). The occurrence of tetrasporangia and cystocarps on the same thalli in Polysiphonia harlandii (Rhodophyta: Ceramiales). Botanica Marina 27: 571-572.
Kim, M.-S. (2003). Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta): morphology and reproduction of Neosiphonia decumbens and N. harlandii. Algae 18(2): 107-119, 9 figs. [in Korean]

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Wendy 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 27 June 2019.

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