Polysiphonia bipinnata var. gemmifera ( ) J.
Polysiphonia bipinnata var. gemmifera (Ruprecht) J.Agardh 1863: 1041
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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 Savoiea bipinnata (Postels & Ruprecht) M.J.Wynne
Polyostea gemmifera Ruprecht
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), twice-pinnate.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2018). The status of Polyostea Ruprecht (1850) and the proposal of Savoiea gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 69: 1-4.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 19 June 2019.