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Polysiphonia macrocarpa (C.Agardh) Sprengel

Publication details
Polysiphonia macrocarpa (C.Agardh) Sprengel 1827: 350

Published in: Sprengel, K.[P.J.] (1827). Systema vegetabilium Editio decima sexta. Voluminis IV. Pars I. Classis 24. Vol. 4 pp. [i]-iv, [1]-592. Gottingae [Göttingen]: sumtibus Librariae Dieterichianae.
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Type species
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.

Basionym
Hutchinsia macrocarpa C.Agardh

Type information
'In mari Antillarnm [sic] ad "Port au Pray"' (Agardh 1824: 147). Notes: "In mari Antillarum ad 'Port au Pray'" [probably Port-de-Paix, Haiti] (Silva et al., 1996: 536). Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2012: 334 - see remarks - Port-au-Prince or Port-de-Paix, Haiti).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with large fruit.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hutchinsia macrocarpa C.Agardh 1824

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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References
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Pérez-Cirera, J.L. (1982). Cistocarpos en el tetrasporófito de Polysiphonia macrocarpa (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). Collectanea Botanica 13(2): 887-891.

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