Polysiphonia fibrillosa (C. )
Polysiphonia fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Sprengel 1827: 349
Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
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 fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
Hutchinsia fibrillosa C.Agardh
see Conferva fibrillosa Dillwyn 1809
Ceramium violaceum var. tenue Roth 1806
Polysiphonia violacea f. subbrodiei (Areschoug) Kylin 1907
Combination also introduced by J.Agardh (1842:138). - (20 Feb 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
(as Polysiphonia fibrillosa (C.Agardh) Sprengel)
English: Purple Siphon Weed (Bunker et al. 2010).
Swedish: Violettslick (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).
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.
Larsen, A. & Sand-Jensen, K. (2005). Salt tolerance and distribution of estuarine benthic macroalgae in the Kattegat-Baltic Sea area. Phycologia 45: 13-23.
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.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Created: 17 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry
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Koch, C. (1986). Attempted hybridization between Polysiphonia fibrillosa and P. violacea (Bangiophyceae) from Denmark; with culture studies primarily on P. fibrillosa. Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 123-128.
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