Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey 1862: 169
Original publication: Harvey, W.H. (1862). Notice of a collection of algae made on the northwest coast of North America, chiefly at Vancouver Island, by David Lyall, Esq., M.D., R.N., in the years 1859-1861. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 6: 157-177.
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.
Orcasia senticulosa (Harvey) Kylin 1941
Polysiphonia pungens Hollenberg 1942
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: Orcas Island, Washington, U.S.A. (Womersley 2003). Holotype: Lyall; BM (Womersley 2003: 180). Notes: Type in BM-K (Yoshida 1998: 1071).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey)
Europe: Netherlands (Stegenga, Kaaremans & Simons 2007).
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. 533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Polysiphonia&species=senticulosa
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Polysiphonia&Species=senticulosa
Strain Numbers: KU-657, KU-950, Polysiphonia senticulosa
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Created: 12 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kudo, T. & Masuda, M. (1988). Taxonomic notes on Polysiphonia senticulosa Harvey and P. pungens Hollenberg (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 36: 138-142.
Nelson, W.A. & Maggs, C.A. (1996). Records of adventive marine algae in New Zealand: Antithamnionella ternifolia, Polysiphonia senticulosa (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) and Striaria attenuata (Dictyosiphonales, Phaeophyta). New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 30: 449-453, 4 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:72955