Polysiphonia fastigiata ( ) 1824
Polysiphonia fastigiata (Roth) Greville 1824: 308
Published in: Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis: or a description of plants growing near Edinburgh, arranged according to the Linnean system, with a concise introduction to the natural orders of the class Cryptogamia, and illustrated plates. pp. i-lxxxi, 1-478. Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Edinburgh; and T. Cadell, Strand, London.
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 Vertebrata lanosa (Linnaeus) T.A.Christensen
Ceramium fastigiatum Roth
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fastigiate, with branches clustered, parallel and erect, giving a narrow elongated habit (occasionally meaning branched reaching to the same height) (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia fastigiata (Roth) Greville)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978), Britain (Newton 1931), Channel Islands (Lyle 1920), Ireland (Adams 1908, Cotton 1912), Spain (Miranda 1931, Miranda 1934).
South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012).
Source of current name
Choi, H.-G., Kim, M.-S., Guiry, M.D. & Saunders, G.W. (2001). Phylogenetic relationships of Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) and its relatives based on anatomical and nuclear small-subunit rDNA sequence data. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 1465-1476.
Kornmann, P. & Sahling, P.-H. (1994). Meeresalgen von Helgoland: Zweite Ergänzung. Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 48: 365-406.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel' burykh vodorosley severnykh morey SSSR [Manual for identification of the brown algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. Vol. 2 pp. 220, 169 figures. Moscow & Leningrad: Izdatel'stvo Akademii Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]
Created: 10 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 November 2019 by G.M. Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Kylin, H. (1906). Nytt fynd av Polysiphonia fastigiata vid svenska västkusten. Botaniska Notiser 1906(245-247): .
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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 09 May 2021.