Polysiphonia filipendula ex J. 1863
Polysiphonia filipendula Harvey ex J.Agardh 1863: 920
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 Herposiphonia filipendula (Harvey ex J.Agardh) Falkenberg ex De Toni
Lectotype locality: Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia (Silva & al. 1996: 497). Lectotype: LD, Herb. Agardh 39142 (Harvey, Alg. Aust. Exsicc. 193D) (Womersley 2003: 297). Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Harvey in Kützing (1864: 13). Isolectotype in MEL, 45810 (Womersley, 2003).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hanging by a thread (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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. (2003). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIID Ceramiales - Delesseriaceae, Sarcomeniaceae, Rhodomelaceae. pp. -533, 226 figs, 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 February 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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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.