Polysiphonia rhizoidea Meñez 1964
Polysiphonia rhizoidea Meñez 1964: 217, fig. 5
Published in: Meñez, E.G. (1964). The taxonomy of Polysiphonia in Hawaii. Pacific Science 18(2): 207-222.
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 Wilsonosiphonia rhizoidea (Meñez) G.H.Boo, T.O.Cho, A.R.Sherwood & M.T.Fujii
Type locality: Puna, Hawaii (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Doty 19256; 23.xii.1959; (Index Nominum Algarum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Boo, G.H., Cho, T.O., Sherwood, A.R., Boo, S.M. & Fujii, M.T. (2020). Discovery of Wilsonosiphonia fujiae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Maldives Islands and transfer of Polysiphonia rhizoidea from Hawai'i to Wilsonosiphonia . Phytotaxa 451(1): 63-72, 4 fig., 1 table.
Bustamante, D.E., Won, B.Y., Miller, K.A. & Cho, T.O. (2017). Wilsonosiphonia gen. nov. (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morpho-anatomical characters. Journal of Phycology 53(2): 368–380, 7 figs.
Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. I. Oligosiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 56-98, 43 figs.
Mamoozadeh, N.R. & Freshwater, D.W. (2012). Polysiphonia sensu lato (Ceramiales, Florideophyceae) species of Caribbean Panama including Polysiphonia lobophoralis sp. nov. and Polysiphonia nuda sp. nov.. Botanica Marina 55(4): 317-347.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 July 2020 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
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Boo, G.H., Cho, T.O., Sherwood, A.R., Boo, S.M. & Fujii, M.T. (2020). Discovery of Wilsonosiphonia fujiae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Maldives Islands and transfer of Polysiphonia rhizoidea from Hawai'i to Wilsonosiphonia
. Phytotaxa 451(1): 63-72, 4 fig., 1 table.
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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda 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.