Polysiphonia tepida 1958
Polysiphonia tepida Hollenberg 1958: 65, fig. 1
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1958). Phycological notes. II. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 85: 63-69, 2 figs.
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 Polysiphonia foetidissima Cocks ex Bornet
Type locality: Beaufort, Carteret County, North Carolina, USA (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2011: 281). Holotype: H.L. Blomquist; 1940; MICH, herb of W.R. Taylor (Diaz-Tapia et al. 2013: 356: fig. 43).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
John et al. (2004) note that “the number of pericentrals found in the material that is recorded here (6) does not conform to the 7 or 8 given in the original description.”
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Diaz-Tapia, P., Kim, M.S., Secilla, A., Bárbara, I. & Cremades, J. (2013). Taxonomic reassessment of Polysiphonia foetidissima (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and similar species, including P. schneideri, a newly introduced species in Europe. European Journal of Phycology 48(4): 345-362.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Guimarães, S.M.P. de B., Fujii, M.T., Pupo, M.T. & Yokoya, N.S. (2004). Reavaliação das características morfológicas e suas implicações taxonômicas no gênero Polysiphonia sensu lato (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) do litoral dos Estados de São Paulo e Espírito Santo, Brasil. [An assessment of the morphological characteristics and its taxonomical implications in the genus Polysiphonia sensu lato (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the littoral of São Paulo]. Revista Brasileira de Botânica 27: 163-183.
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Rojas-González, B. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2008). Morfología y distribución de las especies de Polysiphonia en las Islas Canarias. 3. Polysiphonia ceramiaeformis, P. denudata, P. furcellata y P. tepida (Rhodophyta, Rhodomelaceae). Vieraea 36: 55-71.
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