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Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Tribe Polysiphonieae
Genus Polysiphonia

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Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Tetrasporangia in short swollen spiral series.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. In situ sparse filaments.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Upright axis showing slightly incurved tips.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Upright axis showing slightly incurved tips.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Upright axis showing slightly incurved tips.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Swirling plastids of pericentral cells.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Rhizoid separated by cell wall at proximal end of parent cell. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg
Panama. Transverse section of axis showing small central filament surrounding by 5 pericentral cells. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg Panama. In situ sparse filaments.
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg in W.R.Taylor 1945: 301, fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bifurcate.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Gardner Bay, I. Española, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 301). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-410; 31 January 1934; dredged in some abundance from a depth of 92 m off a sandy bottom at sta. 204 near an islet. Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 301). Notes: Nos 34-405, 34-410 (tetrasporic, TYPE).

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.

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