Polysiphonia myriococca Montagne 1841: 170
Published in: Montagne, C. (1841). Plantae cellulares. In: Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. (Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 161-208. Paris:
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 Leptosiphonia fibrillosa (Agardh) A.M.Savoie & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Gran Canaria (Montagne 1841: 170). Type: Despréaux; May 1839; PC (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 170). Notes: Isotype in L. (Prud'homme van Reine et al., 1994). La Madera; leg. Despréaux, v. 1839 (INA).
Source of current name
Savoie, A.M. & Saunders, G.W. (2018 '2019'). A molecular assessment of species diversity and generic boundaries in the red algal tribes Polysiphonieae and Streblocladieae (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) in Canada. European Journal of Phycology 54(1): 1-25.
Prud'homme van reine, W.F., Haroun, R.J. & Audiffred, P.A.J. (1994). A reinvestigation of Macaronesian seaweeds as studied by A. Piccone with remarks on those studied by A. Grunow. Nova Hedwigia 58(1-2): 67-121.
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