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Polysiphonia nutans Montagne

Publication details
Polysiphonia nutans Montagne 1841: 171

Published in: Montagne, C. (1841). Plantae cellulares. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 161-208. Paris:
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), nodding (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Gran Canaria (Montagne 1841: 171). Type: Despréaux; PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 170).

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Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.

Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

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Wendy 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 17 June 2019.

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