Polysiphonia pulvinata ( )
Polysiphonia pulvinata (Roth) Sprengel 1827: 350
Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, -592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
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.
Conferva pulvinata Roth
Type locality: Mediterranean sea (Athanasiadis 1996: 124).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), cushion-shaped, strongly convexed (Stearn 1973).
Entity of uncertain taxonomic position (Furnari et al., 1999).
This is a marine species.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
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