Polysiphonia fibrata ( )
Polysiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Harvey Finavarra Co Clare Ireland; plant to 35 mm with cystocarps
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Polysiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Harvey 1833: 329
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
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 Leptosiphonia fibrata (C.Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Conferva fibrata Dillwyn
Type locality: Forres, Moray, Scotland (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 13). Lectotype: Brodie; undated; BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 331). Notes: UK: Scotland (Forres and Cawsie); collector: Mr Brodie; Hooker & Borrer (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), possessing fibres or like fibres.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Includes records of Polysiphonia sanguinea (C. Agardh) Harvey from the British Isles (Maggs & Hommersand 1993, p. 333).
This is a marine species.
(as Polysiphonia fibrata (Dillwyn) Harvey)
English: Sandy Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
Source of current name
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.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
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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 24 June 2019.