Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg Panama. Swirling plastids of pericentral cells.
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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.
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg)
Central America: Costa Rica (Taylor 1945, Fernández-García et al. 2011), El Salvador (Fernández-García et al. 2011), Panama (Fernández-García et al. 2011).
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Verified by: 08 June 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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 19 July 2019.