Polysiphonia spinulosa 1823
Polysiphonia spinulosa Greville 1823: pl. 90
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1823). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 2 (fasc. 13-18), pls 61-90. Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.
Publication date: Various in fascicles
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) Savoie & G.W.Saunders
sea-shores. appin. Capt. Carmichael (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spinulose (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Plate published Dec. 1, 1823 (INA), not 1824 as listed by many authors. - (27 Jul 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Zinova, A.D. (1967). Opredelitel zelenikh, burikh i krasnich odoroslei juzhnikh morei SSSR [Guide to the green, brown and red algae of the southern seas of USSR]. pp. 1-398. Moscow, Leningrad: Academia Nauk. [in Russian]
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G.M. Guiry 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.