Polysiphonia plumula J. 1885
Polysiphonia plumula J.Agardh 1885: 99
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1885). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Fjerde afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Årskrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 21(8): 1-117, 1 pl.
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 plumula (J.Agardh) Falkenberg
Type locality: "California (ex Santa Barbara mihi missa)" (Agardh 1885: 99).
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).
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.
Source of current name
Falkenberg, P. (1901). Die Rhodomelaceen des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeres-Abschnitte. Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel, Monographie 26. pp. i-xvi, 1-754, 10 figs, 24 pls. Berlin.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 October 2012 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 15 April 2021.