Polysiphonia woodii 1853
Pterochondria woodii (Harvey) Hollenberg Northern California
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Polysiphonia woodii Harvey 1853: 52
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], -258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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 Pterochondria woodii (Harvey) Hollenberg
Type locality: USA: California (Bodega Bay and Golden Gate) (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Lieut. Wood ; Capt. N. Pike; herb. Hook.; TCD (Index Nominum Algarum
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.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 September 2015 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 23 September 2021.