Polysiphonia villum J.
Polysiphonia villum J.Agardh 1863: 941
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), tuft of hair; shaggy hair.
Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum (J.Agardh) Hollenberg 1968
This is a marine species.
Type locality: "ad littus americae tropicae" (Mexico) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 545).
Díaz-Tapia, P., Maggs, C.A., Macaya, E.C. & Verbruggen, H. (2018). Widely distributed red algae often represent hidden introductions, complexes of cryptic species or species with strong phylogeographic structure. Journal of Phycology 54(6): 829-839.
Huisman, J.M., Kim, B. & Kim, M.S. (2017). The phylogenetic position of Polysiphonia scopulorum (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) based on molecular analyses and morphological observations of specimens from the type locality in Western Australia. Phytotaxa 324(1): 51-62, 2 figs.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
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Ding Lan-ping, Zhong Li-min, Tan Hua-qiang, Huang Bing-xin (2015). A morphological study on marine red algal Polysiphonia scopulorum var. villum. Journal of Tropical Oceanography 34(1): 42-48.
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