Polysiphonia mutabilis Harvey 1855

Publication Details
Polysiphonia mutabilis Harvey 1855: 540

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1855). Some account of the marine botany of the colony of western Australia. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 22: 525-566.

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Type Species
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 Platysiphonia mutabilis (Harvey) Womersley & Shepley.

Type Information
Type locality: Fremantle, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 465) Lectotype: on “Zostera” (=Posidonia); TCD, Herb. Harvey; Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 116A (Womersley 2003: 162)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), variable.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 September 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 September 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 December 2022

 
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