Polysiphonia pacifica Hollenberg Northern California
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Polysiphonia pacifica Hollenberg 1942: 777, figs 2, 3, 13, 13
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1942). An account of the species of Polysiphonia on the Pacific coast of North America. I. Oligosiphonia. American Journal of Botany 29: 772-785, 21 figs.
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California. (Silva 1979: 331).
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 13 March 2019 by Wendy Guiry
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Kim, M.S. & Yang, E.C. (2005). Taxonomic note of Polysiphonia pacifica (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) complex with focus on Pacific isolates. Algae 20(1): 15-23, 13 figs, 1 table.
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