Polysiphonia flaccidissima var. smithii
Polysiphonia flaccidissima var. smithii Hollenberg 1942: 784
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 currently regarded as a synonym of Neosiphonia sertularioides (Grateloup) K.W.Nam & P.J.Kang
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia flaccidissima var. smithii Hollenberg)
North America: California (CA) (Silva 1979).
Source of current name
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
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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 16 July 2019.