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
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.
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).
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2019.