Polysiphonia harveyi var. arietina 1853
Polysiphonia harveyi var. arietina Harvey 1853: 41
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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 Melanothamnus harveyi var. arietina (Harvey) M.J.Wynne
Named for William Henry Harvey (1811-1866), Irish botanist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). A checklist of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: fourth revision. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 145: 1-202.
Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 May 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2021.