Polysiphonia rostrata Sonder
Polysiphonia rostrata Sonder 1845: 53
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 rostrata (Sonder) Reinbold
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Western Australia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 499). Holotype: MEL 45839 (Womersley 2003: 295). Notes: Type locality: probably near Fremantle (Womersley, 2003).
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: 04 February 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 February 2020.