Polysiphonia decussata Hollenberg 1942: 780, fig. 6
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.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 539).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South America: Brazil (Joly 1957, Oliveira Filho 1977, Almeida, Beauclair Guimarães & Nascimento Moura 2014), Galápagos Islands (Taylor 1945, Ruiz & Ziemmeck 2011).
Indian Ocean Islands: Réunion (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).
Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).
Almeida, W.R. de, Beauclair Guimarães, S.M.P. de & Nascimento Moura, C.W. do (2014). Novas adições à fl ora marinha bentônica da costa nordeste do Brasil. Iheringia Serie Botanica 69(1): 97-104.
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M.D. 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 July 2019.