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Polysiphonia flexicaulis (Harvey) Collins

Publication details
Polysiphonia flexicaulis (Harvey) Collins 1911: 279

Published in: Collins, F.S. (1911). The marine algae of Casco Bay. Proc. Portland Soc. Nat. Hist. 2: 257-282.

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.

Basionym
Polysiphonia violacea var. flexicaulis Harvey

Type information
Lectotype locality: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 13). Lectotype: TCD 0018099 (Savoie & Saunder 2018: 13). Notes: Collector: Dr.Jeans; Harvey (INA). Maine, USA (Busatmante et al., 2013: table 1). ["Profusely common in Halifax harbour in July": Harvey (INA)].

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with pliant or bent stems (Neal 1993).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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