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Polysiphonia scopulorum Harvey

Publication details
Polysiphonia scopulorum Harvey 1855: 540

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Vertebrata scopulorum (Harvey) Kuntze 1891
Lophosiphonia scopulorum (Harvey) Womersley 1950

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum (J. Agardh) Hollenb. as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Occurs mainly on rough-water rock platforms or in relatively calm localities, usually lower eulittoral, occasionally sublittoral on older axes of Scaberia (Womersley 2003: 177).

Type information
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (Huisman, Kim & Kim 2017: 55). Holotype: W.H. Harvey; TCD Travelling Set no. 187 (Huisman, Kim & Kim 2017: 55). Notes: Isotypes in TCD (Trav. Set 187). Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia (Schneider & Lane, 2007: 137). Molecular vouchers: GenBank accession numbers MF139308, MF139309, MF139310 [from Fays Bay, Rottnest I., Western Australia].

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Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M., Kim, B. & Kim, M.S. (2017). The phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia scopulorum (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular analyses and morphological observations of specimens from the type locality in Western Australia. Phytotaxa 324(1): 51-62, 2 figs.

N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.

Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Schneider, C.W. & Lane, C.E. (2007). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 8. Further additions to the flora, including Griffithsia aestivana sp. nov. (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta) and an update on the alien Cystoseira compressa (Sargassaceae, Heterokontophyta). Botanica Marina 50: 128-140.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Womersley, H.B.S. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. [1]-533. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Cordeiro-Marino, M. & De Oliveira Filho, E.C. (1970). On the occurrence of Polysiphonia scopulorum Harvey on southern Brazil. Rickia 5: 45-50.
Ding Lan-ping, Zhong Li-min, Tan Hua-qiang, Huang Bing-xin (2015). A morphological study on marine red algal Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum. Journal of Tropical Oceanography 34(1): 42-48.
Huisman, J.M., Kim, B. & Kim, M.S. (2017). The phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia scopulorum (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular analyses and morphological observations of specimens from the type locality in Western Australia. Phytotaxa 324(1): 51-62, 2 figs.
Kim, M.S. & Lee, I.K. (1996). Two species of Polysiphonia, P. scopulorum Harvey and P. flaccidissima Hollenberg (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) new to Korea. Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 11(1): 141-148, 5 figs, 1 table.

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