Polysiphonia rigidula Kützing 1847
Polysiphonia rigidula Kützing 1847: 4
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
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.
Type locality: West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 545).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat rigid (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia rigidula Kützing)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
South-west Asia: Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).
Created: 26 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2011 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 06 May 2021.