Polysiphonia nuda Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2012
Polysiphonia nuda Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2012: 335, figs 46-51
Published in: 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.
Publication date: 2012
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 Melanothamnus nudus (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater) Freshwater
Holotype locality: Parque de Juventud, Calle Primero, Colon, Caribbean coast of Panama (9º22.004' N, 079º54.259' W) (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2012: 335). Holotype: Brian Wysor; 20 May 2009; growing intertidally on synthetic plastic among rubble. US Alg. Coll. 211334 (=PHYCOS-2613) including US Algal Collection slides nos. -8611 thru-8614 (Mamoozadeh & Freshwater 2012: 335). Notes: Isotype in WNC, WNC32156. Herbarium sheets and permanent slides.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.
Created: 12 December 2012 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 02 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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.
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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 15 April 2021.