Herposiphonia versicolor (Hooker & )
Herposiphonia versicolor (Hooker & Harvey) Reinbold 1899: 50
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Tasmania (probably N coast) (Womersley 2003: 292). Lectotype: Gunn; BM (Womersley 2003: 292).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), changing colour, variously coloured (Stearn 1973).
Polysiphonia versicolor J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1847
Polysiphonia argus Kützing 1864
This is a marine species.
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.
Created: 01 October 2003 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 398 times since it was created.
Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=61720
Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2019.