Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder 1845
Heterosiphonia callithamnium (Sonder) Falkenberg Cape Peron, Western Australia
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Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder 1845: 54
Published in: Sonder, G. (1845). Nova algarum genera et species, quas in itinere ad oras occidentales Novae Hollandiae, collegit L. Priess, Ph. Dr. Botanische Zeitung 3: 49-57.
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 Heterosiphonia callithamnium (Sonder) Falkenberg
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 440). Lectotype: Preiss; on Haliptilon. HBG (Womersley 1998: 483). Notes: Womersley (1998: 483) notes that the lectotype is the plant second from left on type sheet and that there is an isolectotype in MEL, 1005969.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
South & Skelton (2003: 735) cite this species as Polysiphonia callithamnium Sonder 1845.
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.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. -535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 20 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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.