Polysiphonia yonakuniensis Segi 1951: 257, fig. 33; pl. 13: 4
Published in: Segi, T. (1951). Systematic study of the genus Polysiphonia from Japan and its vicinity. Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries, Prefectural University of Mie 1: 167-272, 36 figs, 16 plates.
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 Wilsonosiphonia howei (Hollenberg) D.Bustamante, Won & T.O.Cho
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Japan: Yonakuni Isl., Loochoo Isls. (Silva 1996-to date). Type: T. Tanaka; (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y., Miller, K.A. & Cho, T.O. (2017). Wilsonosiphonia gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morpho-anatomical characters. Journal of Phycology 53(2): 368–380, 7 figs.
Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. I. Oligosiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 56-98, 43 figs.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
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