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Polysiphonia daveyae Reinbold

Publication details
Polysiphonia daveyae Reinbold 1899: 49

Published in: Reinbold, T. (1899). Meeresalgen von Investigator Street (Süd-Australien), gesammelt von Miss Nellie Davey (Waltham, Honiton). Hedwigia 38(1): 39-51.
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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.

Eponomy
Named for the collector, Miss Nellie Davey.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Usually occurs in moderately deep water off coasts with moderate to strong wave action (Womersley 2003: 197).

Type information
Type locality: "Investigator Street [sic]; leg. Miss N. Davey, No. 166." [Investigator Strait, South Australia] (Reinbold 1899: 49). Holotype: Davey 166; M Herb. Reinbold (Womersley 2003: 197). Notes: Holotype (?) in Herb. Reinbold, M; isotype in AD, A1180 (Womersley, 2003: 197).

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Key references
Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-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 June 2019.

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