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Polysiphonia decussata Hollenberg

Publication details
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.
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Type species
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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 539).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia decussata Hollenberg)
North America: California (CA) (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Stewart 1991, Miller 2012).

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).

Key references
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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